I would rather pay for Google Photos
As you may have heard by now, Google is going to start charging for all photos uploaded to Google Photos from June 2021, not just full resolution images. While this may be alarming for some users, I would rather pay for Google Photos. Why would I say such a thing after having an option to…
Erik Witsoe’s timeless photography
One of the photographers I follow is Erik Witsoe. I see his work when I scroll through my Flickr feed, and I really like his style. His “Time Pieces” photograph caught my attention this morning: Here are two more that I pulled from his Flickr feed: You can also follow his blog for stories behind…
No Flickr, I didn’t take my photos in Ramallah
Flickr’s OpenStreetMap integration is a bit screwy. It took photos that I geolocated in Modi’in and geotagged them in Ramallah. Totally different city.
Is it worth renewing my Flickr Pro subscription?
It’s time to either renew or cancel my Flickr Pro subscription. I have my doubts about whether it is worth spending the $50 to renew so I thought I’d explore my options in this post.
Family photos are a generational thing
Family photos are immensely important to me. They are our memories and I make a point of capturing as much as I can and storing them for future generations.
The Flickr blog has a blog post linking to a gallery of photos that capture people in motion using different styles, which I really like: Capturing movement in our photos can be challenging, but it’s a great way to convey emotions. Here is a selection of some wonderful shots that capture motion in creative ways. To see…
Changing your perspective
I love these landscapes from my Flickr Explore feed. One of the things I like about landscapes is that they are partly about changing your perspective: Wide Open Spaces by Tracey Rennie Further From by John Westrock Porto by Brendan Ō Sé
Why Flickr is better than Google Photos
As many predicted, Google relaunched its photos service as the standalone Google Photos just days after I told you why you should use Flickr as your primary photo storage and sharing service. Google Photos is a pretty good service but it still doesn’t beat Flickr where it counts, at least not for me. Keep reading…