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Venture into an entire world of captivating imagery and learn how to organize and share your best shots with others online. In this course, professional photographer Derrick Story guides you through the popular photo-sharing site Flickr, first introducing the Flickr mobile app, then demonstrating how to set up an account and upload images from your phone or common image editing applications such as iPhoto and Lightroom. Next, find out how to touch up and enhance your photos with the online editor, and make photos searchable with sets and collections and by assigning photos to maps. The course also helps you navigate the Flickr privacy settings and shows how to participate in the Flickr community through comments, contacts, groups, and more.
One of the fun things that we can do with this online editor is actually make a postcard. So when we're on the go, we can make a postcard and then send that to someone. You can use two tools in the online editor. We're going to use Frames, right here, and then we'll use Text which is actually right over here. Let's do our frame first, so this is from Olympic Village in Munich. I use this shot to torment people who like things perfectly straight. So it's a wide angle lens taken close, I got a little bit of distortion there. So we'll send this to someone who that might drive crazy. So we have all sorts of different frames here.
Look at this, these are fun. I like this one for my postcards. I'm going to go with Stamp, and all I have to do is Apply that. And now I'm going to go to my Text tool, which is right here, and we'll just highlight it. Now Arial Black probably isn't the best post card font in the world, its not very friendly. We have other fonts to choose from though, look at this, all sorts of good stuff here.
I'm going to go with this. I like it a little bit better and I don't want to position there so I'm going to drag it down here, actually I want to make it a little bit bigger too. So I'll just click on it, something like that. Click outside of it, now just drag it. And lets see, lets put it up here. So maybe we can make it a little bit bigger huh. This (LAUGH) here we can drive people crazy. Let's have it angled all different. No, we won't do that. So we'll put it right there. And I think I still want it a little bit bigger.
Let's make it bigger, there we go, something just like that. And we can make it a little fun. How about that? We'll work with a 90 degree angle. See, all those years, studying design in college will pay off at some point. There we go, we're all set. So we have our postcards, I'm going to go ahead and Apply our changes. If I wanted to change the color of the type, I have these here. And if I wanted to add more text, I can also do that. But I don't, I like it just the way it is. Click Apply, click Save.
Now for this one, I'm not going to replace the shot, I want to keep the original shot in my Flickr Photostream, so this is going to be a New Copy. And we'll just add Postcard to it just like that, and now we'll Save those changes. It's fun, don't you think, yeah? Go to our Photostream. And so here's our postcard, and then when we go down we still have our original shot. So we have both now, so we've added an image to our Photostream.
So that's using Text in Frames. You can do all sorts of creative stuff with it, in our case we made a postcard.
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