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How do I transfer my photos from Flickr to Picasa?

I have been using a Flickr Pro account for a few years, but find it really annoying that I don't maintain a local offline record of my albums and metadata with this. So I've decided to move to Picasa ...
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How can I get all of my photos off of Flickr?

I have decided to no longer pay for a Flickr pro account and I would like to batch download all of my photos I have stored there. Is there an easy way to do this?
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How can I download, in bulk, all of the photos in a Flickr “guest pass” URL set?

A photographer friend sent me a Flickr guest pass URL for an event my family also attended. I'm interested in downloading most (might as well be all) of the photos in the set. However, I'm not ...
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Bulk download of images from Flickr?

I want to retrieve some/most of my pictures from Flickr, lost a bunch when a drive went bad. I can't find a way to easily download images other than one at a time. I looked into something called ...
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Does Flickr have support for private URLs?

Picasa Web Albums lets me give out a private URL to view an album. Is a similar feature available in Flickr? I know I can adjust permissions based on the contact level, but I'd like to give ...
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Transfering photos, videos and metadata from Flickr to Picasa Web Albums

I have a Flickr account where I keep my videos and photos, and am starting to consider transferring my content to a Google Picasa account. I would like to: Keep the original structure of my albums ...
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Linking Flickr to Facebook

I'd like the photos I post on Flickr to be available on Facebook, ideally appearing as a status update on my wall. I tried linking my flickr account to facebook on the extend tab but the permissions ...
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Is there a webapp for viewing your photos on Flickr, Photobucket, and Facebook in one place? [closed]

I've pictures dispersed in many sites - friends mostly on Facebook and casual photography on Flickr and Photobucket and some on picasa. I would like to use a tool that provides an aggregated view of ...
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Flickr has 300MB bandwidth limit for photos, what is the meaning of this?

300MB bandwidth limit for photos on flickr, how do they calculate that exactly? Is it: size of image X number of views?
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Upload a photo to Flickr from a URL

How can I upload a photo to Flickr from a URL? Is this possible?
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Quickly add tags in Flickr

Is there a faster way to tag photos in Flickr, one at a time, besides pressing "tag" and typing then pressing the "next" link?
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Best photo backup and sharing webapp [closed]

I am looking for a webapp that will let me: Backup my pictures in original resolution and quality Share pictures with friends and family I assume I am going to have to pay as my pictures folder ...
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Hide titles on Flickr display

Our Flickr images all have "junk" titles that were created by our camera (ie: "IMG_O123"). Is there a way to hide the title when people view your photos?
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Is there a way to search Flickr photos by camera type?

Weekly, I tend to browse the Explore section or sometimes basic searches to see if I can reproduce any shots. To keep things realistic, I do not own a DSLR so a lot of shots are ignored. Is it ...
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How can photos in one flickr account be “seen” in another one?

I took 382 photos for a martial arts school that my children attend, opened a flickr account and created a set for them. The school has its own flickr page, which is linked from the school's website. ...
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Flickr free account printing

I have a free Flickr.com account. As you may know, the resolution of the images in the free account is limited to 1024 pixels. It is my understanding that Flickr stores the full resolution picture, ...
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How to search on flickr with advanced filters like portrait, > x mega pixel etc.?

Flickr has an advanced search page, but it does not allow to specify search filters like minimal mega pixels, minimal dimensions or orientation (portrait vs. landscape) etc. Is there is some more ...
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Add non-Google login option to Flickr account

I signed up to Flickr using my Google account. This has become a major usability headache since I moved to China: While flickr itself is not blocked here, Google's authentication redirect dance (which ...
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Flickr upload by email to Tumblr

Is it possible to upload an image to Tumblr over Flickr by email feature? It looks like Flickr is offering that but it's not working for me: (Login required) http://www.flickr.com/blogs.gne
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Gravatar image in Flickr?

Can I link my Gravatar image to my Buddy Icon on Flickr using the web URL setting in my profile?
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Find photo info page for Flickr profile image

Given a Flickr static image (like http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8283/7753425102_02f23b5a21.jpg), I know how to find the info page for that image ...
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Flickr to Picasa migration on a Mac

I am looking for a way to migrate all of the photos from a Flickr account to a Picasa (soon to be Google Photos) account. I would prefer not to have to download all of the files to my local hard drive ...
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Queue photo uploads to flickr

I would like to do a 365 project on flickr, but don't really want to upload my pics one/day, but rather do a series of uploads in a queue, or at least with programmable publications dates, so that I ...
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Is there a simple way to attribute a CC image on flickr?

To legally reuse a CC image from Flickr, you must attribute properly the source and license, as explained on this blog: ...
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Web application that shows popular tags and allows me to drill down?

We're using Zendesk as our help desk - we're having a lot of tickets and a lot of tags. Our tag usage is "hierarchical" e.g. when tagging an iPhone ticket we tag it "iphone" and "mobile", when having ...
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How many pictures can I download from Flickr per day?

How many pictures can I download from Flickr per day ? I need to download thousands of pictures for my thesis research and I was wondering if there is a Flickr download limit. thanks
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How can I separate my Flickr non-friend contacts feed from my Flickr friends feed?

I can get an RSS feed of my contact's photos via http://www.flickr.com/photos/friends/ , at a URL of the form: ...
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Transfer photos from Flickr to Google Drive

Do you know a way to transfer my photos from Flickr to Google Drive without downloaded all the data on my computer. May be using a Web Service which can do it ? Thanks
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Flickr available only through phone. Can't reset pasword

I can access the account from my phone, but I'm not able to save any pictures. I can't access my account from the web because I created it using Google. Then when I didn't know how to get my pictures ...
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Retrieving my Flickr password

A good year or so ago, I set up a Yahoo/Flickr account for myself mainly to reserve my username. I've tried logging in again and can't remember my password at all! Stupid of me, I know, but it's OK ...
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Flickr - Edit photos online to paint out a certain section?

I have a Flickr account. I have photos. I want to edit out a section of a photo on flickr. I want to cover up or blacken out a part of a photo. A simple paint brush to paint a colour over an area is ...
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Is there any way to get a Flickr image of custom dimensions?

There are several custom sizes offered by Flickr available here, but is there any way to get an image of custom dimensions? Say for an example I want an image which should be of 32x32px. This is ...
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Flickr and/or Yahoo account for a company or institute

I want to set up a Flickr page for an institute, but if want to fill in the sign up form I have to fill in birthdate, gender, surname and so on. Should I fill in fake data or is there a smoother way? ...
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Downloading 270451 pictures from Flickr

I need to download 270451 pictures from Flickr. They are 2 years old (I have the IDs, and I need to download that specific pictures). Do you think I can make it in few days ? I guess there is a ...
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flickr Gadgets on Blogger

What I want is a way to attach Flickr photos and photo sets to individual posts on a blogger.com blog. I want to include all of the descriptive text, and possibly comments, roughly as it would appear ...
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Upload many photos from iPhone to Flickr

What's the easiest way to upload many photos from an iPhone to Flickr. Email only allows 5 a time. Official app just 1! I'd like to avoid transfering to desktop first if possible.
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Why Are Flickr Resized Images Larger in File Size?

I have a 1440x900px JPG that is 128KB. When I upload it to Flickr, it resizes to a couple of sensible web defaults but the Large (1024x640px) image is now 303KB. I'm outputting the original through ...
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What, exactly, is a Flickr collection and why is it better than a set of sets?

This is what Flickr's FAQs have to say about collections: How is a collection different than a set? A set contains photos. A collection can contain sets (or other collections). Isn't ...
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What is the best website for mass upload of pre-organized photos? [closed]

If I have a large collection of photos which are already organized into folders and file names, what is the best/easiest way to share these on the web without having to painstakingly re-label / re-tag ...
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Does Flickr have support for transparant PNG images?

I tried uploading a PNG image to Flickr and after being uploaded I copied its link (enlarged version) but the image was JPG thus had no transparency. I just moved to picasaweb to upload png images ...
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On Flickr, how do I set a photo location using latitude and longitude coordinates?

On Flickr, while browsing my photostream, I can click "Add this photo to your map!" to add location information to a photo. The "Add this photo to your map!" input field then allows locations to be ...
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Finding the exact URL of a Flickr photo given its ID

How can I automatically retrieve the exact URL of a Flickr photo when I pass the ID to the API? I have the IDs of all pictures and I'm currently using the flickr.photos.getInfo method that takes the ...
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How do I sync my Facebook Friends contacts with Flickr contacts?

As of June , Flickr and Facebook are now connected such that any time I upload a Flickr Photo it gets posted to my feed. Is there a way to use this same connection to sync contacts (or at least ...
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Is it possible to search for images on Flickr using regular expressions?

I want to search for images on Flickr using regular expressions - e. g., (Yahoo|Google) ("Image search"|"Web search"). Does Flickr support any kind of regular expression searching (like Google ...
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Retrieve Picasa album from CDN image

I often see Picasa images embedded in forum messages, but I sometimes would like to access to the albums they come from. Flicker allows this kind of request using their API, flickr.photos.getInfo. ...
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Make photo public but keep set/collection private in Flickr

I want to make a couple of photos public in a specific set, but when I do that, the set itself becomes visible in my profile. Obviously with just the photos I made public, but I don't want the set to ...
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How to move photos from Picasa albums to Flickr?

I am looking for a way to move my Picasa web albums to Flickr? I don't find downloading and uploading very easy. Is there any website for this purpose?
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Is there a way to batch edit all private photos on Flickr?

I'd like to add tags to all private photos on my Flickr account. Is there a way to do this in the Organizr or using a 3rd-party application like h4ppierphotos?
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3gp video format viewable in Picasa/Flickr/Facebook?

Is the 3gp video format viewable in a simple browser once uploaded to Picasa or Flickr or Facebook? If not, what is the best format to transform it to so that it can be viewed in all of these 3 ...
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Customize font or background image of a Flickr page

Can I customize elements on a Flickr page, like the background image or the font color, the same way I can customize a YouTube channel or a Twitter page?