Flickr can provide lots of inspiration for photographers at all levels. With thousands of images being uploaded daily, staff curators have much to work with. One of the many ways in which you can see the work of others is via The Commons that's located under Explore in the top nav bar. Learn more about this feature in this video.
- [Voiceover] The Commons is another one of those gems…that you may not have discovered yet.…It is under Explore right here.…There you go, the Commons.…It brings you to this page,…and, as they say here,…"to share the hidden treasures…"of the world's public photography archives."…So, this is stuff that's made public…but that you may not have run across before.…And, they have the list of the participating institutions,…the FAQs, the rights statement.…And then you just go right into it.…Here's a sampler of some of the images.…
You can find out more about it.…Now, as you can see right here,…currently this is in what we call the old style,…the old design of the Flickr layout.…This may be upgraded in the future.…I'm pretty sure they're going to hang onto it,…because it's such a neat area.…If you love exploring photography archives,…if you fancy yourself as digging around…in the corners or libraries, looking at old photos,…you'll probably really like this.…This is a terrific area…to find some great historical images.…
- Why use Flickr?
- Using Photostream vs. Camera Roll to view Flickr images
- Setting up and customizing a Flickr account
- Uploading photos and videos from various sources
- Viewing larger photos and slideshows
- Editing and tagging photos
- Participating in the Flickr community through comments, contacts, groups, and more
- Exploring Flickr's vast ocean of images
- Enhancing photos with the adjustment tools
- Watermarking photos
- Uploading video
Skill Level Beginner
1. Get Started with Flickr
2. Create and Customize Your Account
3. Upload Photos and Videos
4. View Photos
5. Work with Photos
6. More Photostream Fun
7. Community and Social Networks
8. Flickr Explore
9. Edit and Enhance Photos
10. Tips and Advanced Techniques
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