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Learn Photography & Knowledge base => Tips, Tutorials & Interviews => Topic started by: PixelHunter on January 03, 2014, 08:14:05 PM

Title: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: PixelHunter on January 03, 2014, 08:14:05 PM
In our previous forum , there was a lot of confusion among the new-comers about how to embed images via Flickr or any such image sharing sites. Last time Toofan aka Vimal wrote a detailed post explaining how to do so using flickr. Since we are just starting out, thought about writing a few lines explaining how to share images using the new flickr. Hope this helps.

First you need to go to your photostream. In new Flickr, it should look something like this-

(http://i1363.photobucket.com/albums/r719/binoybhushan/1_zps7a6b668e.jpg) (http://s1363.photobucket.com/user/binoybhushan/media/1_zps7a6b668e.jpg.html)

Select the image you want to share. Then follow the on screen instructions  ;D

(http://i1363.photobucket.com/albums/r719/binoybhushan/2_zps8df858c4.jpg) (http://s1363.photobucket.com/user/binoybhushan/media/2_zps8df858c4.jpg.html)

Select the appropriate size and simply paste the code in forum where we type the text. Bingo!! Your image will be embedded in your post. To give some idea regarding the various sizes and how they will appear in the forum, I am embedding one of my images in all the sizes that flickr allows. Hope this helps..  :)

(http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5492/11620003476_6eedd90664_s.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/binoybhushan/11620003476/)

(75X75, Square )

(http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5492/11620003476_6eedd90664_q.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/binoybhushan/11620003476/)

(150X150, Square)

(http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5492/11620003476_6eedd90664_q.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/binoybhushan/11620003476/)

(100X66, Thumbnail)

(http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5492/11620003476_6eedd90664_m.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/binoybhushan/11620003476/)

(240X159, Small)

(http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5492/11620003476_6eedd90664_n.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/binoybhushan/11620003476/)

(320X212, Small)

(http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5492/11620003476_6eedd90664.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/binoybhushan/11620003476/)

(500X331, Medium)

(http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5492/11620003476_6eedd90664_z.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/binoybhushan/11620003476/)

(640X424, Medium)

(http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5492/11620003476_6eedd90664_c.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/binoybhushan/11620003476/)

(800X530, Medium)

(http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5492/11620003476_6eedd90664_b.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/binoybhushan/11620003476/)

(1024X768, Large)

(http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5492/11620003476_48ea8990e3_o.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/binoybhushan/11620003476/)

(1800X1192, Original)

In this case the original size was 1800X1192 pixels. If the images that you upload are of larger size, then there will be some more options. But as you can see from the above examples, the best size to share images in forums like this is 640X424 or if you want to show large size images with lots of details, then at best 800X530. Anything larger than this, and the picture will be so big that you need to scroll to see the whole picture. Hope this helps..  :)

PS- There may be some who don't have or don't want to use flickr or similar services. Or sometimes we may like to upload some photos that we have posted in some other website (like FB). In those cases, we may use the "Insert Image" option given in the forum. First right click on the image you would like to share and select the option "Copy Image URL" [Note that wordings for the option differs from one browser to another. The text I said is applicable for Chrome, but the wordings may be slightly different for other browsers]. Then click on the "Insert Image" button (The one below the "Bold" button) in the forum text box.
This code should appear-

Paste the image url that you copied between them. Your image will be embedded to your post. However, if you use this method , you won't be able to change the size of the image.

Update:- Flickr has changed its layout once again and in the process, has made the process more complicated. Hence this update to make things a little easier for starters.

When you open an image in flickr, you are presented with this screen-

(http://i1363.photobucket.com/albums/r719/binoybhushan/1_zps4bc30e43.jpg) (http://s1363.photobucket.com/user/binoybhushan/media/1_zps4bc30e43.jpg.html)

Now follow the onscreen instructions-

(http://i1363.photobucket.com/albums/r719/binoybhushan/2_zpsc01e5e1b.jpg) (http://s1363.photobucket.com/user/binoybhushan/media/2_zpsc01e5e1b.jpg.html)

Like before, you just need to paste the code in the text box in forum and your image will be embedded. :)
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: ashok on January 03, 2014, 08:20:39 PM
Good effort Binoy.  A much needed one.
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: Hot Shoe on January 03, 2014, 08:35:48 PM
Binoy, what a coincidence. I was planning on doing the same.  :D Thanks anyway. It will certainly help many.

Not nitpicking, but it would have been more appropriate if this was posted in the "Members Tips and Tutorials" board.
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: sambk on January 03, 2014, 08:37:26 PM
Sure, that will be quite handy, Binoy. Thanks.


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Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: dashillol on January 03, 2014, 09:41:36 PM
Nice tutorial. It will help many. Great going!
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: PixelHunter on January 03, 2014, 10:33:10 PM
Thanks friends, hope this helps new members in understanding things..
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: Jasii on January 04, 2014, 01:38:02 PM
Nice one Binoy ji, sending some Karma your way my friend! :)

Rgds,
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: Ramstrong on January 04, 2014, 02:50:33 PM
Nice work, Binoy! :)

This will certainly assist the new members.

Just joined the forum today only & saw this one.

Have sent some good Karma to you. ;D
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: Jasii on January 06, 2014, 01:17:10 PM
Have been doing this ever since Devi ji gave me a tutorial up and personal on the phone :)
To carry a good thing forward:
If one does not know PS and does not want to load all images to flickr, how does one go about it??

Rgds,
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: PixelHunter on January 06, 2014, 01:43:23 PM
Good point Jassi ji.. today I will edit the post and will include steps on how to upload images using any site like FB..
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: drgap on January 07, 2014, 10:24:12 PM
Thanks Binoy, Hence forth shall do it this way

Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: Jasii on January 21, 2014, 02:00:03 PM
Binoy ji, This is a gentle nudge to remind you that I for one was eagerly waiting for that update ;)

Rgds,

Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: PixelHunter on January 21, 2014, 10:39:50 PM
Binoy ji, This is a gentle nudge to remind you that I for one was eagerly waiting for that update ;)

Rgds,

Updated the original post Jasii ji. Sorry for the late reply. Actually my father suddenly fell ill and from some days, I am extremely busy...
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: drgap on January 21, 2014, 10:56:50 PM
(http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5508/12071822584_d38f6d6e67.jpg) (http://flic.kr/p/joKfh9)
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: drgap on January 21, 2014, 10:57:42 PM
Thanks Pixelhunter, finally tried and it worked.
Thanks
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: PixelHunter on January 21, 2014, 11:17:44 PM
Thanks Pixelhunter, finally tried and it worked.
Thanks
My pleasure doc.. :)
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: manvee on May 24, 2014, 03:02:06 PM
Thanx PH, however iam not able to do it,,,,

After copying the link (Embedded) should it be pasted directly ?
Please help.

manvee
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: PixelHunter on May 24, 2014, 03:27:19 PM
Yes Manvee, it has to be pasted directly..
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: kumar on July 30, 2014, 10:46:39 PM
Just testing
(https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5593/14415228792_8c82df94f3_z.jpg) (https://flic.kr/p/nXPPis)DSC_0128a (https://flic.kr/p/nXPPis) by rmk_kumar05 (https://www.flickr.com/people//), on Flickr
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: kumar on July 30, 2014, 11:05:52 PM
Thanks for the Tips. :)
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: gautam023 on July 31, 2014, 08:57:33 AM
Kumar, you can do preview before posting to check whether the image has been loaded.

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Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: kumar on July 31, 2014, 04:49:20 PM
Sorry,
Iam new to this game of Embedding photos. :-[
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: raj_52 on August 07, 2014, 05:36:56 PM
https://flic.kr/p/ovLnxC
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: IIPEDU on November 23, 2016, 05:17:39 PM
Please create an account on yahoo.com then use flickr account....enjoy.
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: Akhil on November 26, 2017, 10:01:52 AM
I have tried to embed my pic from flickr, but somehow it does not work. Here I am pasting one. Please let me know what am I missing.

<a data-flickr-embed="true"  href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/153043494@N06/38509777076/in/dateposted-public/" title="Anandpur Sahib Gurudwara"><img src="https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4543/38509777076_b5cc108940_z.jpg" width="640" height="424" alt="Anandpur Sahib Gurudwara"></a><script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
Title: Re: How to upload images via Flickr
Post by: Raza Shaikh on November 30, 2017, 10:24:01 AM
Thank you, PixelHunter for the clear-cut explanation.