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Finding What You Want from Flickr

April 24, 2009 | 22 Comments

85456529 Kate Brady/Getty Images We built the licensing platform and with your cutting-edge imagery, together we’ve created an extraordinary collection…and it keeps getting bigger! We now have more than 15,000 images from photographers in over...

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Butterflies A Plenty!

March 31, 2009 | 0 Comments

85322330, Old Dog Photography/Flickr It is fascinating to see the in-depth coverage of wildlife and nature on Flickr. Let’s take butterflies for example. There are thousands of Flickr groups sharing butterfly images. Why do I...

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Flickr is everywhere!

March 24, 2009 | 1 Comments

One of the most amazing pieces of this collaboration for us here at Getty Images to watch has been the incredible reach of the Flickr community, and how that expresses itself through the location of...

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Hair Love

March 21, 2009 | 1 Comments

There are a lot of pictures on Flickr that make me smile and this is definitely one of them. If this shot was key worded more according to stock standards it probably would’ve read something...

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Does Flickr imagery transcend the culture of the place it was taken? Does it have universal appeal? As an editor for the Flickr Collection, I’ve looked at thousands of images on Flickr, and whenever I...

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Global Shots of Life from Flickr

March 13, 2009 | 3 Comments

Vict?ria Pe?afiel/Flickr I can’t help but notice that the Flickr partnership is turning up a very different type of imagery from what we normally edit. They’re not all “slice of life” pictures either — there’s...

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Helloooooo Flickr

March 11, 2009 | 11 Comments

85153864,  Sarah Hall Photography/Flickr For the past several years, whenever I asked our customers where they went for inspiration the first word that tripped from their lips was, and still is, Flickr. It’s cool, it’s...

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Check Your Flickr Mail

January 21, 2009 | 1 Comments

It’s official, the first of thousands of invitations are in the mail! Now it’s our turn to eagerly wait and watch as the photos start rolling in. While the Flickr members get their selected photographs...

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Flying cars and Lasers

October 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

My father was always fond of telling me how when he was a kid he really believed that the future would be a place with flying cars and laser guns....

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Young Lions winners Thijs Biersteker and Karian Weijers On June 16, The Netherlands won first place at the Young Lions Print Competition at the 55th Cannes Lions Advertising Festival. The winning team members Thisjs Biersteker...

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Competition closes TOMORROW, 14 May, 11:59pm PST! It’s the Ultimate Pitch and it’s open to the world’s creative community. Send us an idea that makes a world of difference. If it’s judged to be the...

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Cut, Paste, Shoot

May 8, 2008 | 0 Comments

I’m really excited about the current trend “Tactile Graphics” – the movement of graphic designers to represent their ideas and layouts spatially. It’s blurring the lines between graphic design, sculpture and photography and opens up...

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Changes in Photography

August 31, 2007 | 1 Comments

Interesting discussion yesterday on KQED San Francisco’s Forum with Michael Krasny on “Photography and Its Future”. Photo: FPG via Getty Images...

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White trash “Time-out”

January 19, 2007 | 1 Comments

It’s rare that my “Texas ex-es” email me something in the least bit worthwhile, but this is a classic of amateur photography, sure to be in the next time capsule that we launch into deep...

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