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Flickr to drop the ax on free users, will begin deleting old photos in March

With SmugMug's acquisition of the photo-sharing site Flickr, the company announced that free users would be losing 1TB of storage, being limited to 1,000 photos. Soon, the company will begin deleting photos of users who are over the limit.
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Flickr’s free users with more than 1,000 photos need to make a decision

If you have a free Flickr account and hold more than 1,000 photos or videos exclusively on its servers, then you'll need to download it soon to save it from deletion. Alternatively, you can upgrade to Flickr's Pro plan.
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Looking for free public domain images? Here are the best websites to find them

Wouldn't it be wonderful to freely download and use an image from the web without the looming fear of prosecution? Of course! That's why we've put together a list of the best places to download free public domain images.
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Photography News: Flickr keeping Creative Commons photos, ONA gets colorful

Flickr has confirmed it's saving all Creative Commons images, ONA has released a new capsule collection in partnership with Passion Passport and 7Artisans has launched a new drone-specific 35mm f/5.6 lens.
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Flickr just expanded Pro tools — but free users may have to delete some photos

If you have more than 1,000 photos on a free Flickr account, you might want to decide which to delete . Flickr announced some changes following an acquisition by SmugMug, including a new way to calculate the free account storage limit.
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Photo FOMO: A tripod with literal strings attached, Flickr’s new look for albums

In this week's photo industry news, learn why wannabe wildlife photographers are being blamed for the death of a moose and how Flickr is revamping albums. Also, meet the strange tensioning system tripod launching on Kickstarter.
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Flickr gets snapped up by fellow photo-sharing site SmugMug

Photo-sharing site SmugMug has acquired fellow photo-sharing site Flickr from Yahoo (Oath Inc.) for an undisclosed sum. Don't worry, though -- Flickr isn't going anywhere, and may even finally receive the resources it's long deserved.
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Smartphones take half of the photos — but DSLRs are growing, Flickr says

Flickr's annual report for the most popular devices unsurprisingly go to the smartphone camera -- but DSLRs actually saw a jump this year too. Smartphones make up half the photos on Flickr while DSLRs account for a third.
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Flickr will no longer allow you to print Wall Art or photo books

Flickr has announced that it is shuttering its Wall Art print service, and also offloading its photo-book functionality. The service noted, "We are transitioning our photo book offering to Blurb and shutting down our wall art offering." 
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Flickr gets more portfolio friendly with complete redesign of profile pages

Photographers using Flickr to display their work now have a new customization options with a new About page, a completely redesigned profile page that showcases the best shots and links to other online profiles.
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Flickr goes (more) international, adds versions for 130 countries, 10 languages

Flickr's mobile app is now available in more locations without the need for a desktop computer, as the latest app is now in 130 more international stores. New group and tagging features are also part of the update.
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Flickr celebrates International Women’s Day from a female lens

Wednesday is International Women's Day, and Flickr is celebrating by presenting a collection of shots from female photographers. Here are just a few of them from the campaign's first two featured photographers.
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Like that Flickr photo? Find similar shots with new AI-powered similarity search

Flickr users can be a bit more picky about their photo searches, thanks to a new AI-powered tool that brings up similar shots.
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Break out the birthday candles, Flickr just became a teenager

The image-sharing platform Flick is now 13 years old, though the company's vivid history isn't without a few growing pains. FLickr is asking users to share their 13 favorite photos with #Flickr13 to celebrate.
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Flickr report: Smartphones dominate in quantity, but DSLRs reign in quality

Flickr's annual trend report shows 46 percent of uploads were from an Apple, yet the platform's top images were shot with DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. The annual report shows trends in images uploaded during 2016.
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Flickr opens up its annual ‘Your Best Shot’ photo competition

Flickr is only a few days away from opening up submissions for its annual "Your Best Shot" photo competition for 2016. Starting Thursday, December 1, you'll be able to submit a single photo that's been uploaded to Flickr in 2016.
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Flickr revamp includes responsive redesign, updated notification system

Yahoo-owned photo sharing network Flickr has released a minor redesign, including a new responsive layout, an updated preview feature, and an improved notification system, which includes the long-awaited group notifications.
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Market failure: Flickr is shutting down its photo-licensing platform Marketplace

Flickr sent out an email today notifying users of its photo licensing platform Marketplace that it is officially shutting down. Citing subpar experiences, Flickr will pay out any due royalties, but the service is no more.