Image geotagging goes one step further with Flickr

Updated: October 21, 2018 | Contains affiliate links

It’s only a matter of time until image geotagging will become the one thing that every photographer will have to do for their pictures. This type of image metadata is becoming very useful and desired. Flickr, of course, is the master keeper of over 100 million geotagged images. This means that they can provide a tot of geographically linked images and they can also create all kinds of interesting relationships between images and photographers.

Enroll in my Independent Course and start organizing your digital photos now.
6 video modules - over 30 videos containing step-by-step instructions for Windows or Mac programs like Lightroom, ACDSee, Picasa and Photos.
All my e-Books for free - all my products are included.
Completely self-paced. Learn at your own pace and take as long as you want until you learn how to organize your photos. More info

Flickr’s mobile site has become more interesting

As comments, Flickr’s mobile site has become smarter. It now provides a “pictures taken nearby” option that can show you pictures taken…well near where you are now! How, buy using your cell phone signal as a locator and then searching its huge database of geotagged images and showing you those pictures taken near you. So, this is a new application for image geotagging…and I am sure there will be many more applications. Just watch the web !

I wonder when they will do it for their regular site. Granted it’s a little harder to understand what “photos nearby” would actually mean. Maybe when you look to a photo to actually get pictures near that picture as well…however, you can already do that by simply looking at a map of pictures on Flickr.


Here’s the link to the article from ReadWriteWeb: Flickr’s mobile site gets smarter

Essentials for organizing your digital photos

Here are the essential products and services I have come to rely on for many years to keep my media collection organized and safe. Even though these are affiliate links, I wholeheartedly recommend them.

Image geotagging goes one step further with Flickr 1Excellent Lightroom and Picasa alternative. If you're looking for a cheaper and simpler photo manager then ACDSee Photo Studio for Mac (60% off until September 23, 2020) or ACDSee Pro for Windows is my preferred solution for organizing your media on your computer. It has a very fast browser, beautiful image editing capabilities and you don't work with catalogs at all.

Image geotagging goes one step further with Flickr 3If you do a lot of image editing like I do, I recommend using Adobe Lightroom Classic CC via the annual Adobe Creative Cloud subscription. Lightroom has excellent photo editing capabilities. Yes, Lightroom has a steeper learning curve as you have to learn to keep your catalogs in sync with your hard drive. But if do image editing, Adobe Lightroom is my favorite.

Image geotagging goes one step further with Flickr 5 I recommend Backblaze Cloud Backup for affordable & reliable unlimited cloud backup. I have been using Backblaze for backing up all pictures & videos for more than 4 years now. All my invaluable digital memories are safe and secure.

In addition, make sure you have an inexpensive and reliable external hard drive for backing everything up. It is absolutely essential for backing up your media regularly.

YOURS FREE! 10 crucial steps most people miss when organizing their digital photosImage geotagging goes one step further with Flickr 7

Most people want to just organize their digital pictures and ignore these crucial steps right at the beginning...when they are shooting and transferring their digital pictures. Then they wonder why they can't organize their digital photos! Avoid most people's mistakes and start on the right track!

Start organizing now using detailed, step-by-step instructions and videos:
Personal Coaching (closed) Independent Course Private Lessons
Reference book Basics book Picasa book

Read similar articles:

Leave a Reply

Web Analytics