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Get Started with Flickr
24 days ago Updated
Flickr is a great place to connect with friends and family, find new and amazing images from photographers all over the globe, and let others catch a glimpse of your vision of the world!

Once you've created your Flickr account, the sky's the limit! Here's what you'll need to know to get started.
Personalize Your Account
Your About page is where you display your best and brightest.



Tell people a bit about yourself, showcase your best work, check stats, publish testimonials, and even include a picture of yourself.
Upload & Share
While free accounts have an upload limit of 1,000 items, if you decide to go Pro, your storage space is unlimited.
 
Pro members also have access to our Auto-Uploadr feature which will work to automatically upload your content from your devices to your Flickr account.
 
Upload Photos and Videos to Flickr
 
When uploading, be sure to check your privacy settings. This allows you to decide who can see your photos & can be updated at any time. 
Get Organized
Now that you've uploaded photos, learn how to keep them organized. One of the most efficient ways to organize your photos is through the Organizr.
 
View and manage your photos with the Organizr
 
Cultivate a visual journey from moment to moment by arranging your photos into albums. From there, your albums can be further grouped into Collections
 
Make photos easier to find by tagging them with keywords, people, or even geo locations.
Stay Connected
Share and keep in touch with friends and family, or get to know new photographers. Follow others to get their latest updates, comment on each other's posts, or private messages with FlickrMail.
 
You can also share your photos on social websites or blogs.
 
Share Interests
Flickr groups bring people together with similar interests and a keen eye for the amazing. Share, view, and comment on topic-specific photos or discuss any topic that fits your fancy! Here’s how to get started with Flickr Groups.
 
Looking for more tips setting up your profile & connecting? Check out our Flickr FAQs: Finding Your Flickr Community
 
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