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Sams Teach Yourself Flickr in 10 Minutes by Steve Holzner

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Lesson 4. Sharing Photos: Friends, Family, and Contacts

Now that you’ve uploaded your photos and videos, it’s time to do what Flickr excels at: sharing those photos and videos with others.

That’s what Flickr is all about. Unless you’re using Flickr only to back up your photos, the whole idea behind Flickr is to share your photos. This lesson focuses on sharing photos with the contacts you make on Flickr. You can divide your contacts into friends and family and set your photos to be visible by both sets of people.

The next lesson will be all about the other way to share photos on Flickr: groups. Groups are formed on Flickr around common interests, and groups can also engage in discussions and share photos.

Flickr Is a Social World ...

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