When I need a quick photo for a blog post or a high-quality digital image of a favorite heirloom, the SHOTBOX tabletop photo studio is my go-to setup. In fact, after bringing home the SHOTBOX from RootsTech last winter, I packed up my tripod and off-camera lights and haven’t found a reason to dig them… via… Continue reading The Family Curator is at it again!
Flickr is more than just a photo-sharing platform. It's also affordable off-site storage, a social center and a great place to connect with others researching the same people and places you are. These guides will help you get started with Flickr. You are welcome to download a PDF copy of each guide by clicking the… Continue reading Getting Started With Flickr
The Getting Started guide walks you through the processes to create your account at Flickr, install the Uploader app so it will automatically upload new photos to Flickr and use the Camera Roll to quickly organize them into Albums. Flickr Photo Archive - Getting Started is a PDF document approximately 15.4 MB in size.
The Flickr Photo Archive Series continues to grow. This guide looks at Flickr's new Camera Roll and how to use it to quickly process and organize photos uploaded to Flickr. The Search guide has also been updated and a new Getting Started guide will be added this week. These and other useful guides can be… Continue reading Flickr Photo Archive Series
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… Continue reading A Tragic Photo Archive Loss
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.
Flickr groups are a great way for family historians and societies to collect information about their historic photographs.
The Flickr Photo Archive series continues with a guide discussing Flickr's search features and how to use them to find and connect with family on Flickr.