From my trip last November to the Wave in Arizona. Hiking out in the dark my friends and I ended up swinging wide on our approach to the Wave. The detour proved to be an added perk to the hike. The diffuse light from the coming sunrise provided a very dramatic view of this amazing landscape.
This weekend per Thomas Hawk’s blog I found out that Yahoo search is now including Flickr images as an expanded search option on a finite number of terms. I wanted to take a closer look at this to see exactly what approach Yahoo was taking with the pool of Flickr images. To date the terms include the following… Search Results Linked to Flickr’s Highest Traffic Page interesting photos Search Results
One of the coolest applications leveraging the Twitter API is Twittervision. From time to time when things are slow it’s pretty fun just to check out and see what conversations are happening across the world. Today Flickrvision Beta appears to have been released by Dave Troy. In a similar fashion to Twittervision, as photos are posted on Flickr the information is laid over a Google maps page. Note: The photos s
I’m excited to announce that a new photo gallery has been added to my web site. Many of the features may look familiar and that is because the gallery is leveraging the Flickr and Google Maps API. The gallery offers the convenience of navigating by sets or keyword tags. Although I don’t have many images geotagged a select few reveal the location via an embedded map on their respective pages. Lastly image
Today on the Flickr Blog it’s been announced that the slideshow function has been updated. Announcing Slideshow 2007 (Web User Edition) – Flickr Blog I’m interested to see this in action in more than one way. For one it will be nice to see this applied on the Flickr site and it will be neat to see how it may be employed via the Flickr API. In looking at my Flickr site this change is in effect as of
Thanks to Trevor Carpenter’s blog post “Get paid! No one takes advantage of me.” which references my article “The Dark Side of Flickr: Photo Phishing By Corporate America” I remembered a great resource for photographers to reference: EditorialPhoto.com This site is a critical resource for photographer who often are wondering about copyright information, pricing, contracts (particularly t
PDN just released an article in their latest online and print edition titled “Your Friend Flickr?“. It’s an interesting cross section of the current state of Flickr, including it’s lack of commercial support and examples of well known offline transactions that got their start there. It barely touches upon a topic I’ve talked about (see “The Dark Side of Flickr: Photo Phishing By Co
I just came across a press release from Tuesday that announces Flickr API integration for the microstock agency 123RF. According to the release photographers now can push images to 123RF for review and upload them for sale via Flickr. Easy Uploads from Flickr to 123RF While photosharing sites like Zooomr languish through their troubled Mark III release (which reportedly includes the ability to sell stock) others are