While I was studying photography in college, Flickr was the best place to store, organize and share photos. Almost everyone with a DSLR used it, poring over photosets and meticulously crafted albums. As smartphones grew in popularity, casual and professional photographers alike adopted mobile-centric apps such as Instagram. Flickr was slow to recognize this trend, however, and its relevancy slowly faded as the volume of photos captured, edited and shared from mobile devices grew. I’ve always wanted a superlative service that offers the best of both. A place where I can store and share all of my favorite photos, regardless of whether I’ve shot them on a smartphone, compact system camera or full-frame DSLR. Instagram’s success stems from its simplicity, but the …

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Flickr Shows it Could Still Be the Best Photo-Sharing Platform


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