I had fun faving 70 photos on Flickr tonight. I was searching street installation, pavement installation, and site specific. You can’t really make a screenshot of your favs like this on Instagram. Flickr is better than Instagram! To make this screenshot, I made the page smaller by descreasing the zoom in my Chrome browswer. I used […]
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My photo of the tulips with a Harris Shutter is currently the “top post” for the Instagram hashtag #colurfultulips. Pretty neat. As much as I rail against Instagram, their “top post” feature is pretty nice. Search for a hashtag, and Instagram will show the top nine results. This selection of nine photos is based on […]
Unfortunately, Instagram doesn’t let you search through your favorites. You can see a grid of your favorite photos. But there is no search. If there is a photo you fav’d a while ago, and you want to pull it back up, good luck! You’ll have to scroll and scroll through your favs list to find […]
Most of us are familiar with Google’s reverse image search. Pick any photo online, and Google can find a photo that is similar (or identical). It’s a very fun tool to play around with. I’ve used it to: Search for a painting hanging up in a Panera restaurant Find paintings that look like a beach […]
Can you do this in Instagram? Put notes on top of other people’s photos? No. You cannot do that in Instagram. But you can do it in Flickr. There’s many different ways you can ask your fans to leave notes. Take a skyline photo and make the buildings talk. It’s fun to personify architecture. With […]
You can search within your favorites on flickr. You can’t do that on Instagram. For instance, I searched for “balloons” in my flickr favs, and I got these fun results. Try that, stupid Instagram!