[kwlug-disc] Public photo taking / posting - experiences & gotchas?

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Tue Sep 29 16:55:30 EDT 2009



Chris Frey wrote, On 09/25/2009 3:22 PM:
> On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 02:03:42PM -0400, unsolicited wrote:
>> I'm considering uploading photos somewhere, such as flickr. I see 
>> flickr will maintain copyright. They even comprehend Creative Commons, 
>> and so on. But they don't maintain Exif data. I could probably write 
>> on the KWHS facebook wall with a link to wherever, once posted.
>>
>> Anyone have pros / cons, suggestions, suggested sites, for this photo 
>> posting? Is there value in myspace, instead, in case some blog or 
>> other inane material makes sense?
> 
> Flickr knows about EXIF data.  An example:
> 
> 	http://www.flickr.com/photos/94704762@N00/3899821087/meta/
> 
> Is that not what you're after?
> 
> Your question seems concerned about copyright.  ...

I think, perhaps, I was confusing Exif and IPTC. Copyright, choice of 
site, attribution, are all part of the same knot at the moment.

Found: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_photo_sharing_websites

	Interestingly, flickr appears to be more Linux friendly than Picasa. 
Would appear that that's only in the local apps area though.


Zooomr does seem attractive, feature wise.



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