Using Flickr To Share Your Photography

If you are wondering how to share your photography with your IOP Tutors, follow this basic guide to using Flickr.

Here are the steps to use Flickr to share your photos:

Sign up for a Flickr account: Go to the Flickr website ( and create an account by providing your email address, a username, and a password. You can sign up for a free account or a paid Pro account, which offers additional features and storage space.

Upload your photos: Once you’ve signed in to your Flickr account, click the “Upload” button in the top right corner of the screen. You can drag and drop your photos onto the upload page, or select them from your computer or mobile device. You can upload up to 1000 photos at a time.

Organize your photos: After your photos have been uploaded, you can organize them into albums or add tags to help others find them. You can also edit your photos using Flickr’s built-in editing tools.

Share your photos: To share your photos, click on the photo you want to share and select the “Share” button. You can choose to share the photo via email, social media, or by copying the link and sharing it directly. You can also choose whether to let others download the photo or view it in different sizes.

Explore other photos: Flickr is a community of photographers, and you can discover new photos and connect with other photographers by browsing through groups, hashtags, and curated collections.

Overall, Flickr is a great platform for sharing your photos with others and discovering new photos and photographers. Its easy-to-use interface and robust features make it a popular choice for amateur and professional photographers.

Many other websites are specifically designed for sharing photos, such as Imgur and SmugMug. You can upload your photos to these websites and share them with others via a link.

You could also consider cloud storage services: Google Drive, Dropbox, and iCloud allow you to store and share photos online. You can upload your photos to these services and share them with others by sending a link or inviting them to access the files.

Enrol on an IOP course today and start sharing your photos for feedback from our Tutors. 

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