Flickr has a wonderful mapping system that makes it super easy to view photos from a particular location. Unfortunately Flickr can’t automatically figure out where the photo was taken. That has to be done by the user but it’s as simple as opening the map in your browser and dragging it to the proper location.Read More »
From: FlickrHQ Subject: Update for Old Skool members Dear Old Skool Account-Holding Flickr Member, On March 15th we’ll be discontinuing the old email-based Flickr sign in system. From that point on, everyone will have to use a Yahoo! ID to sign in to Flickr. It seems that everyone is up in arms about recent changesRead More »
It looks like Flickr have changed their algorithm to decide what makes an image interesting. I noticed this a few weeks ago when my number of interesting photos almost halved to 14 photos. What has happened is that Flickr doesn’t count views and comments from certain groups on the site. Why? There are many critiqueRead More »
Have you mooed today? I wondered earlier when my moo mini-cards would come but I needn’t have worried. The postman delivered them today! Very cute they look too, I’ll have to order more! If you’re wondering, there’s an easter egg in the Debian apt-get tool. Just try “apt-get moo”! 2006-10-08 – Since I first heardRead More »
I decided to get FAlbum working again. You can now view my photos in a more navigable format than this blog allows because it uses Flickr thumbnails. It even shows the tags I use, and that I misspelled irishblogs.. Does anyone know how to mass-delete a tag from lots of photos? Oops.
Making the top ten of Interestingness The Swan Gang, a photo I posted three days ago, became the 4th most interesting photo on Flickr two days ago. How? Nuggets of Gold Flickr Interestingness uses a secret algorithm to decide what is interesting, but is biased against users who consistently get a lot of attention. UpRead More »
Starting out in Photography A few weeks back, Tom asked me by email about starting out in photography as he recently bought a Canon 350D and started posting photos online! Some people are born with a talent and an eye for photography, but for the rest of us, practise makes perfect. Bring your camera withRead More »