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
[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
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"
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
At Dave Winer’s house he has a Mac Mini. On it he has a service running that displays Flickr photos from his friends. Now that I’ve gone overboard taking photos (more than 40 gigs worth in about 16 days) I’ve started thinking about Dave’s system. Result? I’m editing a LOT more now and only putting … Continue reading Dave Winer's Flickr box
Incase is a company that makes cases for iPhones. I like their rubber case the best out of all the cases I’ve seen. But their home page is doing something unique. If you have an Incase on your iPhone, you can show it off on their home page by adding “goincase” as a tag on … Continue reading InCase doing something innovative with Flickr
I’m getting a lot of questions about how we got the images sent from our iPhone to Flickr while we were walking around. Flickr has an “email images up” capability. You have to set up an email account on Flickr. Make a contact on the iPhone for Flickr with the email address that Flickr gives … Continue reading Getting photos from iPhone to Flickr