A tale of two photos on Flickr

Last night I uploaded two photos at the same time. As of this posting one had 96 views on Flickr and the other had 1,389 views. Some other facts: The photo with 96 views used a fisheye lens that cost 4x more than the other photo. (Thank you to Pro Photo Rental for coming along … Continue reading “A tale of two photos on Flickr”

Visiting the Library of Congress and Meeting the Flickr team

[kyte.tv appKey=MarbachViewerEmbedded&uri=channels/6118/222549&embedId=49236708] I’ve always wanted to visit the Library of Congress (I shared a car once with THE Librarian of Congress, James Billington and he invited me to come and get a tour). If you haven’t been there, it’s the largest library in the world and their collection has about 14 million images. But today … Continue reading “Visiting the Library of Congress and Meeting the Flickr team”

Flickr's fourth birthday "adults only"

Interesting, next week Stewart Butterfield will return to his post at Yahoo as founder of photosharing site Flickr after taking several weeks off for maternity leave. But, if he were to try to bring his family to Flickr’s fourth birthday celebration tonight he would have gotten turned away at the door like we were. The … Continue reading “Flickr's fourth birthday "adults only"”

Flickr truism #347: babies outpull geniuses

Looking at the number of views on my Flickr photos this morning you can clearly see that photos of my baby son greatly outpulls photos of geniuses like Douglas Engelbart, inventor of the mouse, or Vice Presidents of Yahoo or Double Click. What does it all mean? Just reminds me of my journalism schooling at … Continue reading “Flickr truism #347: babies outpull geniuses”