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There’s still time! Your Best Shot 2018 ends Jan. 7

There’s still time! Your Best Shot 2018 ends Jan. 7

You’ve set resolutions and said goodbye to a whirlwind year—but don’t close the door on 2018 yet! Take time to reflect, and submit your single best photo to the Your Best Shot 2018 Group for a chance to win some sweet prizes. We’re still accepting submissions for a few more...
We’re ready for more. Submit to Your Best Shot 2018 now.

We’re ready for more. Submit to Your Best Shot 2018 now.

Your Best Shot 2018 is in full swing: we’ve already received thousands of stunning submissions—photos that made you smile, cry, and grow. Check them out here. Haven’t submitted yet? You still have plenty of time to join in on the celebration: submit your single best shot of 2018 by January...
Photography and Licensing: Q&A with Creative Commons CEO Ryan Merkley

Photography and Licensing: Q&A with Creative Commons CEO Ryan Merkley

Since 2004, Flickr has been a proud supporter of Creative Commons, a licensing system that gives photographers and creators the ability to share and distribute their works on conditions of their choice. Today, people can find hundreds of millions of public images released under Creative Commons licenses on our site;...
Mobile app update: stats on the go.

Mobile app update: stats on the go.

Stats have long been an important feature for the Flickr community. Going beyond the social aspect of photo sharing with mere faves and comments, Flickr stats provide valuable insight about your photos’ performance, views, and popularity. Whether you use stats to understand which of your photos are well-received to improve...
Ready, set, submit! Your Best Shot 2018 starts now.

Ready, set, submit! Your Best Shot 2018 starts now.

It’s finally here, what you’ve been waiting for all year: Your Best Shot 2018! We’re now accepting submissions (through January 7, 2019) to the Your Best Shot 2018 Group. Keep in mind, you may only submit one photo that was uploaded in 2018, so take your time to find your...
Marked with thought #2

Marked with thought #2

The challenge for Base Design was how to turn corporate elevator company, Mitsulift, into a relevant, contemporary brand. While the logo does a great job of capturing the idea, the real strength is in the broader identity. Australian Design Radio was given a clever, Australia-shaped mark by Christopher Doyle &...
The Commons: The Past Is 100% Part of Our Future

The Commons: The Past Is 100% Part of Our Future

On November 1, 2018, we announced how we’d begin bringing Flickr back to its roots: an active, photo-sharing community. This meant upgrading our Pro accounts and changing Free accounts to encourage photographers to use Flickr again for interaction and inspiration and not just for backup storage. A big part of...

Comment on A collection of identity style guides from around the world by Steven Skaggs

Love this set of resources. I’m a prof at U of Louisville (No. 71 above). Rather embarrassing that a sports marketing firm designed our visual standards and simply used the sports mascot (a toothed bird) for the entire university. Without the sports mascot emblem, there is little unique, memorable or...

Comment on Volvo logo background by AL

I love the symbol. I’m a woman and a Volvo owner. Seems to me too many folks look are just dying to be offended these days.Powered by WPeMatico