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Bring on the Cats and Dogs

April 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

One of the best parts of our partnership with Flickr is the vast amount of fantastic pet imagery at our fingertips: cats, dogs, hamsters, snakes, rabbits, horses, we have the whole lot. What’s also exciting...

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Flickr Regional

April 7, 2009 | 1 Comments

As Erin mentioned in a previous post, one of the exciting things about Flickr is that we’re able to access some really fantastic images which reflect the lifestyles and people of specific regions around the...

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The Flickr Collection: What do you think?

April 1, 2009 | 1 Comments

85148838, Floridapfe from S.Korea Kim in cherl/Flickr The Flickr Collection on Getty Images has been up and running for a few weeks now and while we hope you like what you are seeing, we want...

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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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It’s our two week birthday!

March 26, 2009 | 0 Comments

85119012, Julie A. Ziesemann/Flickr It was just a short two weeks ago today that we launched the Flickr Collection. The response has been great, and in that time we’ve more than doubled the size of...

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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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Some Flickr FAQS

March 17, 2009 | 1 Comments

85206885, Siobhan Connally/Flickr The Flickr Collection has been live less than a week, and already we’re seeing a tremendous amount of interest both here on our site and over on Flickr. Those of us who...

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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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Flickr Loves You

July 9, 2008 | 30 Comments

Images can be tremendously powerful. Images, empowered appropriately, can challenge, convince, delight and inspire. At Flickr, we think one of our most important missions is to enabe images to be all that they can be....

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