My Friend, Flickr


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Learn to use Flickr, an online photo sharing site, and Flickr tools, to create magazine coverts, trading cards, motivational posters, and much more

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My Friend, Flickr

  1. 1. <ul><li>Jan McGee, LMS </li></ul><ul><li>West Monroe High School </li></ul><ul><li>201 Riggs Street </li></ul><ul><li>West Monroe, LA 71291 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Ouachita Parish School System </li></ul>
  2. 2. Flickr: It’s Where You Share Your Photos. . . . . <ul><li>And that’s just the beginning! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Flickr is-- <ul><li>A free, online photo management and sharing application </li></ul><ul><li>A photo organizer </li></ul><ul><li>A web 2.0 tool </li></ul>
  4. 4. Uploading to Flickr <ul><li>There are 5 ways to upload your photos to Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Via upload webpage </li></ul><ul><li>via the Flickr Uploadr (available for both PC and Mac) </li></ul><ul><li>via iPhoto, Aperture, or Windows XP plugins </li></ul><ul><li>via email </li></ul><ul><li>via various free third-party desktop programs </li></ul>Once you upload, you can do many things with your photos.
  5. 5. Organize: Sets <ul><li>Sets-- a grouping of photos that you can organize around a certain theme, such as Our Family Vacation . You can use them to highlight your favorite photos, or make an album that is only pictures of your dog, or of photos you've taken with a particular camera. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Organize: Collections <ul><li>Collections are a grouping of Sets (or other Collections) so you can organize around grander themes, such as People , Travels , or by year ( 2007 , 2006 , etc). </li></ul>
  7. 7. Flickr: Organizer <ul><li>The Organizr is where both Collections and Sets are created. It also allows you to perform common tasks on large batches of photos, such as tagging, changing permissions, or editing timestamps. It’s really rather handy. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Flickr: Sharing <ul><li>With millions of users, and hundreds of millions of photos, Flickr is an amazing photographic community, with sharing at its heart. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Groups are a way for people to come together around a common interest. </li></ul><ul><li>If you can’t find a group which interests you , it’s super-easy to start your own. </li></ul><ul><li>Groups can either be public, public (invite only), or completely private. Every group has a pool for sharing photos and a discussion board for talking. </li></ul>Flickr Groups
  10. 10. <ul><li>Privacy is a common area for concern on the web, but on Flickr it’s easy to control who you share your images with. For each of your photos on Flickr you can set: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>privacy level , which determines who can see your image </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>usage license , so your copyrights are protected </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>content type , flag your photos as either photos, artwork/illustrations, or screenshots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>safety level , so other members only see images within their specified comfort zones </li></ul></ul>Privacy
  11. 11. Change Privacy Settings <ul><li>You can control how people can interact with your photos in Flickr. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You can choose who can see it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who can make comments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who can add notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who can add tags </li></ul></ul>Dratted # * # !! ##%** Homework!
  12. 12. Maps <ul><li>Flickr's great for exploring photos by photographer, tag, time, text, and group, and it's also great for exploring photos by place. </li></ul><ul><li>Drag-and-drop your photos onto a map (using the Organizr) to show where you took them, or browse a world map to see where other people have been and what they saw. </li></ul>
  13. 13. To Create a Flickr Account: <ul><li>Flickr is a part of Yahoo. </li></ul><ul><li>To sign up for Flickr, you must first have a Yahoo account. </li></ul><ul><li>Go to http://www/ and sign up for a Yahoo account. </li></ul>
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  15. 15. Create Yahoo ID
  16. 16. Confirm password
  17. 17. Create Flickr Account
  18. 18. Flickr Account is ready to go! http://
  19. 19. Uploading Photos:
  20. 20. Navigate to Photos:
  21. 21. Upload Photos
  22. 22. Photo Upload Completed
  23. 23. Add Tags in One Step
  24. 24. Create a Set
  25. 25. Setting Privacy, Profile, & URL
  26. 26. Flickr Web Address
  27. 27. Setting up your Flickr URL <ul><li>Step 1 of 4: Your Flickr URL </li></ul>
  28. 28. Locking in Your URL:
  29. 29. Buddy Icon (Optional):
  30. 30. Profile
  31. 31. Ready to Go!
  32. 32. My Flickr <ul><li> </li></ul>
  33. 33. Make Stuff with Flickr Tools
  34. 34. Big Huge Labs Home of FD’s Flickr Toys <ul><li> </li></ul>Free Account!
  35. 35. Big Huge Lab Favorites <ul><li>Magazine Cover </li></ul><ul><li>Trading Card </li></ul><ul><li>Motivational Posters </li></ul><ul><li>Movie Posters </li></ul><ul><li>CD Covers </li></ul><ul><li>Warholizer </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr Uploader </li></ul>
  36. 36. Magazine Cover : Create a customized magazine from your digital photographs <ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Photo-bucket </li></ul><ul><li>URL </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Camera Upload </li></ul>
  37. 37. Customized Magazine Cover <ul><li>Writing Assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Student autobiography </li></ul><ul><li>“How I Spent My Summer Vacation” </li></ul><ul><li>Report Covers </li></ul>
  38. 38. BigHugeLabs: Magazine Cover <ul><li>Use as report cover </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight topics covered within report </li></ul><ul><li>Allow cover become a part of presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Use in Social Studies Fair projects </li></ul><ul><li>Ban those meaning-less printouts! </li></ul>
  39. 39. BigHugeLabs: Trading Card <ul><li>Create author card sets for lang. arts </li></ul><ul><li>Create card sets for social studies </li></ul><ul><li>Create biology trading cards sets for diseases, etc. </li></ul>http:// /
  40. 40. BigHugeLabs: Motivator Poster
  41. 41. Spell with Flickr http:// /words
  42. 42. Spell with Flickr <ul><li>Click individual letters on top row to change to </li></ul><ul><li>new shape/style </li></ul><ul><li>May change tile size from regular to square </li></ul>
  43. 43. BUBBLR http:// /
  44. 44. Upload Photos, Add Speech/Thought Bubbles
  45. 46. Political Cartoons, Dialogue, etc.
  46. 47. Writing Dialogue: “Engaged in Learning”
  47. 48. http:// /
  48. 49. Annotated Images on Flickr <ul><li>Click “ Add Note ” button </li></ul><ul><li>Use mouse to move and resize “ hot spot ” area </li></ul><ul><li>Write the text </li></ul>
  49. 50. Moo Cards <ul><li>http:// / </li></ul>
  50. 51. FLICKR TOOLBOX: 100+ Tools for Flickr Addicts
  51. 52. Flickr: Sharing Your Photos Is Just the Beginning
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