Happy 5th Year Anniversary, Flickr Commons! On January 16, 2008, Flickr Commons, in partnership with the Library of Congress, was launched. Called the world's public photo collection, it's where you'll find hidden treasures in the world's pubic photography archives and where participating institutions, large and small, share photos that have all contributed to our shared history.…
Added by alice on January 17, 2013 at 10:00am —
There's a hilariously awesome Flickr group called Cats Love Eames! that show some of the luckiest cats you'll ever see living in the lap of luxury (quite literally). Who else gets to lounge all day on beautifully designed, timeless chairs than these furry felines? In my next life, I need to…
Added by alice on December 1, 2012 at 9:00am —
If you're a photographer, you probably love checking out different websites to see what others are shooting. Whether it's fashion or nature, you gravitate towards a certain genre that fits your aesthetic. Today, we've rounded up six websites that do an excellent job at showing you these different visual stories. Check them out to hone in on the type of photography… Continue
Added by alice on November 7, 2011 at 8:00am —
If you're still looking to get your royal fix or you're just feeling a bit nostalgic after seeing yesterday's blissful nuptials between Prince William and Kate Middleton, check out the official Flickr account of the British Monarchy
There you'll also find "photographs illustrating the work of the Royal Family… Continue
Added by alice on April 30, 2011 at 1:30pm —
Added by alice on March 24, 2010 at 6:00pm —
Maybe it's because it reminds me of when I used to dunk oreo cookies into milk but I can't wait to contribute to this Flickr group! Who else is the group's admin but Siebe, the man who made the cookie splash
famous? He's even given us some tips on how to capture these… Continue
Added by alice on February 28, 2010 at 8:00am —
If there was one couple who could show us the ups and downs of relationships it would be Thad and Sarah Lawrence. Using Photoshop, they've created a hilarious set of photos that include everything from Sarah vacuuming her husband to lighting him on fire. Their imaginative photos take us on a wild journey, making us remember the passionate emotions that come with…
Added by alice on February 24, 2010 at 10:30am —
What is it about heartbreak that we find so beautiful? Perhaps it's the tragic thought that what was once unbelievable has now passed. We're left wondering how our life has been changed, for the better or for the worse. Is it true what they say - that it's better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all?…
Added by alice on January 29, 2010 at 12:00pm —
Ghostly Passage Continue
Take a look through Nicolas Bouvier's (aka Sparth) Flickr stream and get ready for some deep soul searching. His dark but beautiful landscapes will transport you into another world. Whether he's taking haunting, metaphor filled photos of bridges or capturing the stunning beauty of fog falling on trees, Sparth creates a mood like no one else.…
Added by alice on January 27, 2010 at 10:00am —
If you're one of those people who mourned the loss of Domino Magazine, you might be wondering where you can still get your home design fix. Sure there's Apartment Therapy
but there's also plenty of inspiration to be found on Flickr. Check out these Flickr pages to get inspired!…
Added by alice on December 29, 2009 at 10:30am —
Hope you are all having a peaceful and lovely Sunday. Pic by tiavir.
Added by alice on November 15, 2009 at 12:00pm —
From a small town in Florida, a young girl takes captivating photos. Going by the name of Sea Legs, this young girl captures feeling and emotion in a beautifully poetic way. What's best about her photos, though, is that they feel original. You can tell that she put a lot of thought into creating each picture, inspiring others to find their own unique point of…
Added by alice on November 13, 2009 at 6:30am —
What happens when a beam of light travels through transparent textured materials? If you are Alan Jaras (or Reciprocity on Flickr), you can make it refract into a gorgeous array of colors. Bridging the gap between art and science, Jaras bends, twists and turns light...like you've never seen.…
Added by alice on October 19, 2009 at 8:00pm —
I love this piece of mosaic art by Laura Pattison. This original piece was created out of a photograph that she had been keeping for quite some time. Made of stained glass, tiles, pebbles, shells, sand and more, it magically captures a beautiful moment in time.
"It's for my son's 30th birthday present, it's of him and his daughter Lois. I took the photo… Continue
Added by alice on August 30, 2009 at 8:00am —
Ask me over a year ago if I liked Flickr and my head would emphatically shake no. Today, however, I see Flickr as an endless source of inspiration, a wonderful place where you can see the creativity and imagination flow out of people. It's where I go to to find personal stories, a different point of view, and mostly, an experience. I've put together a list of my top… Continue
Added by alice on July 7, 2009 at 10:30am —
To creating our own sweet dreams. By Emma Vincent.
Added by alice on July 3, 2009 at 10:00am —
These photos are from flickr user powerpig's
backyard of a squirrel named Billy. These photos are real and I have no idea how he got Chewbaca to feed Billy. I mean, isn't he supposed to be fighting The Empire or something? Lazy bastard...now we're all doomed.
Added by Sandy on May 14, 2009 at 6:24pm —
Floating by the South China Sea
While some people walk through life and others run, there's one man named Ayo Umali who likes to float. Unlike a jump, a float brings with it a lightness of being, a sense of whimsy and wonder. In his floating project
Added by alice on May 6, 2009 at 10:52am —
Just in time for the "100 days" milestone, White House photographer Pete Souza is sharing his official White House photos on Flickr with several hundred photographs from President Obama's first months in office. As of right now there are 293 uploaded pictures. Here are ten of my favorites.
Taking Advantage of That Nice… Continue
Added by alice on April 29, 2009 at 1:31pm —
San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge
Has this man discovered the one, invisible jetpack left by our alien friends or is he just completely loco in the brain-o? Either way, you can't help but love this idea. Max "Bunny" Sparber throws on his invisible jetpack and putters around our favorite city, San Francisco.
Why does he do it? According to him it's because "there is no better way to be a tourist than by gently floating by the… Continue
Added by alice on April 23, 2009 at 12:42pm —