Flickr - photo - site

some information about the "flickr"-site, where you can post photo's and films.

You can take the Flickr-tour to have an idea of the possibilities

and take a look at the FAQ's: the Frequent Asked Questions

Will Flickr always be free?
Yes, there will always be a free version of Flickr. It will be limited in some ways, and you get more with a paid subscription, but it's still fun!
You can always upgrade to a Flickr Pro account, for just $24.95 (U.S.) per year. You can also buy a Pro account for a friend if you feel generous.
To find out more, visit the Upgrade page.

What do I get with a Pro account?
When you upgrade to a Pro account for just US$24.95 a year (or R$45.90 if you’re in Brazil ) you get all this:
Unlimited photo uploads (20MB per photo)
Unlimited video uploads (90 seconds max, 500MB per video)
The ability to show HD Video
Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
Archiving of high-resolution original images
The ability to replace a photo
Post any of your photos or videos in up to 60 group pools
Ad-free browsing and sharing
View count and referrer statistics
Compare that to what you get with a Free Account:
100 MB monthly photo upload limit (10MB per photo)
2 video uploads each month (90 seconds max, 150MB per video)
Photostream views limited to the 200 most recent images
Post any of your photos in up to 10 group pools
Only smaller (resized) images accessible (though the originals are saved in case you upgrade later)

What happens if my Pro Account expires?
If your Pro account expires, don't panic! None of your photos or videos have been deleted!
This means instead of enjoying the super-duper capacity of your Pro account, you're now subject to the limits of a free account. If you upgrade again, all of your photos will be waiting for you.
Any of your sets that disappeared will magically reappear when you renew or upgrade.

Are my photos ever deleted?
No, your photos will not be deleted, unless you do it yourself, or fail to play by our Community Guidelines.

Why is there a time limit of 90 seconds?
Video on Flickr grew out of the idea of “long photos” and as such, we’ve implemented what might seem like an arbitrary limit of playing back the first 90 seconds of a video. 90 seconds?
We’re not trying to limit your artistic freedom, we’re trying something new. Everyone has endured that wedding video, where even the bride will fast-forward to the “good bit.” In fact, even Tara at FlickrHQ hasn’t made it past the first 90 seconds of her own wedding video.

Can I put background music on my clips?
If you are interested in adding a soundtrack to your video, there’s lots of great music available through Creative Commons that won't get you in trouble for copyright infringement.
 If you do use background music, per CC licensing requirements available on Flickr, you'll need to attribute the music you use by mentioning and linking to the artist, or the CC page you found it on.
Here are some online resources you might like to try: and and and

Is video available to everyone?
Yes! anyone can view the videos on Flickr and any member can upload, although free members are limited to 2 video uploads per month.
If you have a free account and tons of video to share, you might like to upgrade to pro.

I can’t get videos to play! Arghh?
First, you need to make sure you have Flash installed, because the video player is a Flash movie. Download the free Flash Player?
If you have Flash installed and videos still won’t play:
* Try reloading the pageYou do this by holding down the shift button on your keyboard and hitting the reload button on your browser.
* You may need to reinstall Flash on your computerStep 1 is to uninstall any previous version of Flash (uninstall directions). Then, you should download the most recent version of the Flash Player and install it (download).
If the problem still persists, try searching The Help Forum or Help by Email.

Do videos play in the slideshow?
Yes! Videos work in the slideshow and will autoplay if you think that would be lovely.

Can I download a video?
You can only download original versions of your videos . To download a video click "embed" above the video and you will see a download link near the bottom of the page. Others may embed your video in other web pages, provided they have permission, but can’t “download” them.

Can I embed a video or photo in a comment?
Yes! To embed a video or photo in a comment or group discussion, all you have to do is put the URL to the video or photo page in [square brackets]. For example, to put this video in a comment, write this in the comment box:

How long do Guest Passes last?
Guest Passes last until you choose to expire them.
You expire a Guest Pass you sent out on your Guest Pass History page. If you expire a Guest Pass, anyone who uses that Guest Pass will not be able to see the private content that the Guest Pass previously allowed access to.

How do I get the URL of a photo?
To use the URL of a photo (like when you add a photo to your Blogger profile), you must provide the web address (URL) of the image itself, not the address of the web page where the image is displayed.
Here's an example of a correct URL for a photo. Note the .jpg at the end:»
Here's an example of an incorrect URL for a photo. It points to the web page where the image is displayed, not the image file itself. Notice there's no .jpg at the end.»
(Click both of these links to see the difference.)
To get the URL of the actual image file, find the photo you want to use. Click the "All Sizes" button above it and select the size you want. If the photo is yours, two text fields appear below the photo. The first contains a snippet of HTML that will produce the photo on your web site, with a link back to the photo page on Flickr. The second contains the URL of the image itself. Simply copy and paste the one you want into your web site.
If the photo isn't yours, you may not be able to access the Different Sizes page (if the owner doesn't allow downloads of the photo).
Note: Per our Terms of Use, whenever you place an image you're storing on Flickr on an external web site, you must also include a link back to Flickr.

How many photos and videos can I upload for free?
When you have a free Flickr account, you can upload 2 videos and 100MB worth of photos each calendar month.

I have a free account. Some of my photos aren't showing up. Why?
On a free account, Flickr limits the number of photos displayed.
If you have fewer than 200 photos, we display them all. If you have more than 200 photos, only the most recent 200 are displayed.
Your photos are not removed from Flickr, only from the list of your photos. If you blogged a photo and it no longer appears in your list, it will still appear on your blog, and the photo's Flickr page will still work just fine.

How do I upload my photos?
We provide a range of uploading tools for both Windows and Mac that will help you get your photos on Flickr.
You can also email your photos to your Flickr account. You have your own unique email address that you can use to add your photos to your Flickr photostream or to upload photos to your Flickr photostream AND automatically post them to your blog. Configure your email upload settings here.
If you'd rather not install our tools, you can use a web form to upload on the upload page. To use this form, look in the navigation menu at the top of the page under "You."

Is there a limit on the number of photos I can have?
No, there's no limit to the number of photos you can have. But if you have a free account, you'll only see the most recent 200 photos displayed.
With a free account, you can upload up to 100MB per month. You can see how much you've uploaded on the upload page.

How do I post photos to my blog?
First you'll have to configure an external blog, (do that here). You'll be guided through the set-up process, and at the end you can try a test post to make sure everything works.
When that's done, you can blog any public photo you see on Flickr. When you're looking at a single photo, for example,, you'll see a "Blog This" button above it.
Note: If you don't see the "Blog This" button, you probably need to make the photo public (click "edit" next to the privacy indicator under "Additional Information" on the photo's page).
Click the "Blog This" button for the photo you want to post. If you've set up your blog, you can post immediately by adding a title and body for the post. There's a link to your blog as well so you can check that the entry looks OK.
You can set up as many blogs as you like.
You can also create your own Flickr moblog. When you upload a photo to Flickr via email, and you have at least one blog set up in Flickr, we can post your photo to your blog automatically. Check your settings here.

How do I start my moblog?
You can send photos straight from your phone to your blog via Flickr. First set up your blog in Flickr, and then get yourself a special email address to send your photos to.
Each member of Flickr can get a specific 'Upload2Blog' email address. Set yours up here. When that's done, photos uploaded to the new address will be blogged automatically and posted into your Flickr photostream.
When you upload photos via email, use the subject line to give your photo a title, and the body of the email to give it a description. These will be carried over to your blog entry, if you specify this on the set up page mentioned above.
There is a really simple mobile version of Flickr available too, though you can only log in to it if you have a Yahoo! ID.

How do I post pictures from Flickr?
Blogger now supports image uploading for all users, but we also know that a lot of people have Flickr accounts as well. So if you'd like to post pictures using Flickr, here's how.
(Prerequisite reading: Flickr Help, How do I get the URL of a photo?)
First, you'll need to create an account at , a web-based photo sharing service created by our friends up in Vancouver. Once you've logged into Flickr, add your Blogger blog to your Flickr account. (we're just covering photo-blogging in this tutorial, but there's plenty more cool stuff to configure and do at Flickr, too)
There are several ways to send photos to Flickr. One is to use the slick Mac uploader, which lets you drag and drop batches of photos to be uploaded. Another is to use the web uploader. A third is to email them to Flickr—you can even tell Flickr to automatically post emailed photos to your blog!
Once you've added a photo to Flickr, you can visit that photo's page and Blog it:
Other photo-sharing sites that support Blogger:

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