If you have an album or photo set as private but you want to give someone else access to view it, all you need to do is send him or her a guest pass. It’s really quite easy. Go to the photo or album you wish to share and click on the Share icon.…
A tragic loss of a photo archive. Just as relevant for the family historian . . .
A Flickr, Dropbox, Google Photos or iCloud account are often the first line of defense for your photos — regardless of whether or not you are a pro photographer with your livelihood riding on your images.
My heart goes out to this woman. Read the entire story at TNW News – Multiple redundant backup is the best way to safeguard your photo collection
One of the many things that makes Flickr so useful to family historians is its searchability. Flickr offers a number of tools to organize your photos. You control who can see them, who can download them and what copyright licensing you want to give them. Your choices for these settings and others will determine their searchability.
If you are considering using Flickr to showcase your historic family photos, stop by the Library of Congress’ America’s Cup album to see how the pros put Flickr to work. The photos are gorgeous. The album displays the collection beautifully and the metadata is amazing.
Today’s families are spread across the country – and even around the world. Social networking platforms such as Facebook have given us ways to stay in touch across those distances, but they have serious security and privacy issues. Posting vacation photographs on Facebook is also a public announcement that your home is empty – and…