Getting Started with Flick r A Training Session for Librarians Susan Knisely Online Services Librarian Nebraska Library Co...
What can you do in Flick r   without  an account?  <ul><li>Search  for Photos, People, and Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Explor...
What can you do in Flick r   with  an account?  <ul><li>Upload your own photos </li></ul><ul><li>Comment on photos </li></...
Free Flick r  account <ul><li>100 MB  monthly upload limit (5 MB per photo) </li></ul><ul><li>3  photosets </li></ul><ul><...
Flick r  Pro Account <ul><li>Unlimited  uploads (10 MB per photo) </li></ul><ul><li>Unlimited  storage & bandwidth  </li><...
Create a Free Flick r  Account http://www.flickr.com/signup Already have a Yahoo! ID and Password (e.g., from an email acc...
Create Your Yahoo! ID
Choose Your Screen Name
Click Flick r  Logo to Get Home
Go to Your Profile Click here to open the  You  drop-down menu, then select  Your Profile
Edit Your Profile, Buddy Icon, & Screen Name
Decide what information you want to include in your Profile You can control how much of your profile is visible, and to wh...
Create a Buddy Icon . . .  . . . to go from
Change Your Screen Name If you don’t want to use your Yahoo! ID as your Flickr screen name, change it here.  You can chang...
Go to “Your Account”
Your Account
Account Settings Worth Reviewing <ul><li>Personal Information Tab </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your profile privacy  - Control wh...
Choose Your Address Wisely!
Account Settings (cont.) <ul><li>Privacy & Permissions Tab </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Defaults for new uploads   </li></ul></ul...
Upload Options <ul><li>Web-based upload form  </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr Uploadr for Windows  </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr Uploa...
Your Flick r  Home Click here to  upload photos Click  Home  from anywhere in Flickr to return to this page
Web-Based Upload Form Keep track of how much of your  monthly upload capacity you’ve used Click on  Choose photos
Choose Photos to Upload Locate and select the image file on your computer.  Click  Open  to transfer the file path to the ...
Upload Photos to Flickr <ul><li>Select additional photos to upload if desired </li></ul><ul><li>Change default upload sett...
Describe Your Photos Once your photos are finished uploading, click on  describe your photos
Describe Your Photos Add  Title ,  Description , and  Tags .  Click on  Save .
Your photos When viewing the “ Your photos ” page, click directly on a photo to access additional options
Things to do with a photo! <ul><li>Delete or add a tag </li></ul><ul><li>Edit licensing information </li></ul><ul><li>Plac...
Why aren’t my photos showing? <ul><li>New accounts are marked  Pending  until Flickr administrators have reviewed them.  <...
What are Groups? <ul><li>Places to share photos related to a particular theme (e.g.,  a geographic location, subject matte...
Search for a Group / Create a New Group
Search for a Group by Name Click here to go to the Group’s page
Join a Group Click on  Join this group
Request an Invitation to Join  Public (Invite Only)   Groups If the group is an “invite only” Public group, you will be ta...
Adding Pictures to a Group While viewing a photo, click on the  Send to Group  icon.  Choose a group to add your photo to....
What are Sets? <ul><li>Sets are a way to group related pictures together within your account – sort of like creating thema...
Creating Sets / Adding Photos to Sets While viewing a photo, click on the  Add To Set  icon.  Choose an existing set to ad...
Editing Sets Click on  Organize      Your sets  to open the  Flickr Organizr .  Next  double click on the set you want to...
Batch Edit Options Batch edit options
What are Contacts <ul><li>Contacts are other Flickr users with whom you want some level of relationship.  </li></ul><ul><l...
Adding Contacts Decide if you want to designate this contact as  Friend  or  Family Click on right side of a buddy icon to...
Time to get to work! <ul><li>Susan Knisely </li></ul><ul><li>402-471-3849 </li></ul><ul><li>800-307-2665 </li></ul><ul><li...
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How to use Flickr

  1. 1. Getting Started with Flick r A Training Session for Librarians Susan Knisely Online Services Librarian Nebraska Library Commission
  2. 2. What can you do in Flick r without an account? <ul><li>Search for Photos, People, and Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Explore by popular tag, geographic location, camera, calendar, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>View “Public” Photos </li></ul>
  3. 3. What can you do in Flick r with an account? <ul><li>Upload your own photos </li></ul><ul><li>Comment on photos </li></ul><ul><li>Tag photos (i.e. add descriptive keywords) </li></ul><ul><li>Join groups / post photos to groups </li></ul><ul><li>View “Private” photos of people who have marked you as family or friend </li></ul><ul><li>Post your photos to a blog </li></ul><ul><li>And much, much more! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Free Flick r account <ul><li>100 MB monthly upload limit (5 MB per photo) </li></ul><ul><li>3 photosets </li></ul><ul><li>Photostream views limited to the 200 most recent images </li></ul><ul><li>Post any of your photos in up to 10 group pools </li></ul><ul><li>Storage of smaller (resized) images </li></ul>
  5. 5. Flick r Pro Account <ul><li>Unlimited uploads (10 MB per photo) </li></ul><ul><li>Unlimited storage & bandwidth </li></ul><ul><li>Unlimited photosets </li></ul><ul><li>Permanent archiving of high-resolution original images </li></ul><ul><li>The ability to replace a photo </li></ul><ul><li>Post any of your photos in up to 60 group pools </li></ul><ul><li>Ad-free browsing and sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Cost: $24.95 / year </li></ul>
  6. 6. Create a Free Flick r Account http://www.flickr.com/signup Already have a Yahoo! ID and Password (e.g., from an email account)? If so, use those. If not – Sign Up here
  7. 7. Create Your Yahoo! ID
  8. 8. Choose Your Screen Name
  9. 9. Click Flick r Logo to Get Home
  10. 10. Go to Your Profile Click here to open the You drop-down menu, then select Your Profile
  11. 11. Edit Your Profile, Buddy Icon, & Screen Name
  12. 12. Decide what information you want to include in your Profile You can control how much of your profile is visible, and to whom, when you set your account privacy settings. Reveal a little or a lot
  13. 13. Create a Buddy Icon . . . . . . to go from
  14. 14. Change Your Screen Name If you don’t want to use your Yahoo! ID as your Flickr screen name, change it here. You can change your screen name whenever you want.
  15. 15. Go to “Your Account”
  16. 16. Your Account
  17. 17. Account Settings Worth Reviewing <ul><li>Personal Information Tab </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your profile privacy - Control who is able to see different parts of your profile: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Anyone </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Any Flickr member </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Any of your contacts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Friends and family </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nobody </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your Flickr web address – Create your own permanent, user-friendly Flickr address </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.flickr.com/photos/ bluedonkey65 as opposed to </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ww.flickr.com/photos/ [email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Choose Your Address Wisely!
  19. 19. Account Settings (cont.) <ul><li>Privacy & Permissions Tab </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Defaults for new uploads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Control who will be able to see, comment on, and annotate your photos </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Set photo safety level: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Safe </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Moderate </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Restricted </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Set image content type: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Art, Illustration, CGI or other non-photographic images </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Screenshots </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Upload Options <ul><li>Web-based upload form </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr Uploadr for Windows </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr Uploadr for Mac </li></ul><ul><li>“ Send to Flickr” Windows XP Explorer Wizard </li></ul><ul><li>Upload by email </li></ul><ul><li>and more . . . </li></ul>
  21. 21. Your Flick r Home Click here to upload photos Click Home from anywhere in Flickr to return to this page
  22. 22. Web-Based Upload Form Keep track of how much of your monthly upload capacity you’ve used Click on Choose photos
  23. 23. Choose Photos to Upload Locate and select the image file on your computer. Click Open to transfer the file path to the upload form.
  24. 24. Upload Photos to Flickr <ul><li>Select additional photos to upload if desired </li></ul><ul><li>Change default upload settings if desired (etc., privacy, safety level, content type) </li></ul><ul><li>Click Upload Photos </li></ul>
  25. 25. Describe Your Photos Once your photos are finished uploading, click on describe your photos
  26. 26. Describe Your Photos Add Title , Description , and Tags . Click on Save .
  27. 27. Your photos When viewing the “ Your photos ” page, click directly on a photo to access additional options
  28. 28. Things to do with a photo! <ul><li>Delete or add a tag </li></ul><ul><li>Edit licensing information </li></ul><ul><li>Place on map </li></ul><ul><li>View camera info. </li></ul><ul><li>Edit title, description, and tags </li></ul><ul><li>Edit privacy settings </li></ul>
  29. 29. Why aren’t my photos showing? <ul><li>New accounts are marked Pending until Flickr administrators have reviewed them. </li></ul><ul><li>Photos in pending accounts won’t show up in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public photo lists (e.g., “Everyone’s Photos”) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pages that show all photos tagged with a certain tag </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Groups, if you aren’t a group member </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Upload at least 5 public photos to get your account in the review queue </li></ul><ul><li>Review process takes 3-5 days </li></ul>
  30. 30. What are Groups? <ul><li>Places to share photos related to a particular theme (e.g., a geographic location, subject matter, photographic technique, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>There are 3 types of groups: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Public – Anyone can join instantly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public (invite only) – The group page is public, but the only way to join is by invitation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Private – Only group members and those who have been invited can view the group page </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. Search for a Group / Create a New Group
  32. 32. Search for a Group by Name Click here to go to the Group’s page
  33. 33. Join a Group Click on Join this group
  34. 34. Request an Invitation to Join Public (Invite Only) Groups If the group is an “invite only” Public group, you will be taken to an invitation request form. Fill it out and send it in to request an invitation!
  35. 35. Adding Pictures to a Group While viewing a photo, click on the Send to Group icon. Choose a group to add your photo to. Only groups you belong to will be listed.
  36. 36. What are Sets? <ul><li>Sets are a way to group related pictures together within your account – sort of like creating thematic photo albums! </li></ul>
  37. 37. Creating Sets / Adding Photos to Sets While viewing a photo, click on the Add To Set icon. Choose an existing set to add your photo to or create a new set .
  38. 38. Editing Sets Click on Organize  Your sets to open the Flickr Organizr . Next double click on the set you want to work with.
  39. 39. Batch Edit Options Batch edit options
  40. 40. What are Contacts <ul><li>Contacts are other Flickr users with whom you want some level of relationship. </li></ul><ul><li>Making someone a contact gives you easier access to their public photos. </li></ul><ul><li>Making someone a contact is the first step in sharing private photos with them; the second step is marking them as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Friend </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Family </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Or both </li></ul></ul>
  41. 41. Adding Contacts Decide if you want to designate this contact as Friend or Family Click on right side of a buddy icon to open the drop-down menu; select Add as a contact option. Your new contact will appear on your Profile page
  42. 42. Time to get to work! <ul><li>Susan Knisely </li></ul><ul><li>402-471-3849 </li></ul><ul><li>800-307-2665 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>Questions?

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