Intro to Flickr ALA presentation for BFS by vivian evans 17th aug 2012
A picture tells a thousand words:using FlickR for image sharing and social networking CC FlickR image by jackdot101
Today’s Focus on Flickr• What is FlickR?• FlickR’s key features• How to Join and Upload images• What is Tagging & why is it useful• What Vivian loves about Flickr• Sourcing Images – can you use any image on the internet? Vivian Evans would like• Creative Commons to acknowledge that this presentation is adapted• Exploring the Potential for Seniors from a PowerPoint created by Robyn Jay Please note this presentation & related resources are available on http://bfsv.wikispaces.com/flickr
Do you have to sign up to Flickr?NO! You can explore and see all thepublic images on Flickr without joining.Yes – You will if you want to uploadimages and comment on othersHave you already got a Facebook orGoogle account?Then use this feature to save youremembering more passwords
Go to http://www.flickr.com/tour?f=hp#section=upload for info & links to the various tools and applications
Flickr Up Loader Note Privacy settings available to you
Photographer Date Organisation and sharing Title and description Tags LicenseCC FlickR image by VernHart
What are tags?You can give your photos and videos a Tagging"tag", which is like a keyword or categorylabel. Tags help you find photos and videoswhich have something in common. In Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/you can assign up to 75 tags to each photoor video.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/vivevans/2870781185/ What tags would you give this image?
What I love about FlickRStorage, backup, easy to share,access anywhere, easy to find
…I can see thelatest on myaccount in oneglanceAnd manage myaccount
Ideas for Engaging in FlickrExplore Share Create ConnectExplore topics Create sets of an Collaborative Join or Create athemes places event e.g. Digital stories on group Opening, 100 year Voicethreads birthdayStimulation for Collection of past Digital stories Photographicdiscussion photos Scavenger huntsContribute to the Photos with Posters or fliers With relatives whophotographic themes e.g. with eye catching have photos oncollections in the imagery flickr & for them toCommons see you! Photography as a Favourite photos Have fun with Add comments toactivity that you love images - jigsaws others photos Embed slideshows in websites So much more... Join our discussion on http://bfsv.wikispaces.com/flickr
Resources• www.flickr.com• http://bfsv.wikispaces.com/flickrQuestions?“Thanks for your active engagement” Vivian Evans NSW Networker BFS email@example.com