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How To Get Your Photos Explored On Flickr?

We all know that Flickr Team selects about 500 Photos every day that appears on Flickr “Explore Pages”. The pictures which look interesting and different from others are selected to display on the Explore page. This post tells you how to get your photos Explored on Flickr? and maybe even on a front page if you are lucky.

How To Get Your Photos Explored On Flickr?

  • Take lots of photos. Photos of different things, nature, animals, people, random or creative. Have a selection of all. Capture something that is just not common and which look more than interesting.
  • Get some critique. Go to Flickr explore, look through the 500 photos, pick some really good photographers. Add them to contacts, and comment on their photos. They should most likely comment back and give you some critique.
  • Pick the best of your photos. So you can save uploading space(unless you are a pro Flicker user. Non-pro Flickr members have a 100mb limit per month)
  • Stay out of Flickr groups. Some groups offer 10+ comments when you comment on ten and post a photo. Some people add their photo to over 50 groups, just to get comments quickly. This devalues the photo’s interest and will not give you a good chance of getting on explore.
  • Tag all your photos. A photo of a simple and sweet flower could have lots and lots of tags like Pretty, Flower, Nature, Simple, Beautiful, Beauty, Leaves, Petals, Buds, Outside, Grass, Bug, Sky, etc.

253+ Reviews & Counting

Kip Roof testimonial Kip Roofgoogle photos flickr
PicBackMan does exactly what it's supposed to. It's quick and efficient. It runs unobtrusively in the background and has done an excellent job of uploading more than 300GB of photos to 2 different services. After having lost a lot of personal memories to a hard drive crash, it's nice to know that my photos are safe in 2 different places.
Julia Alyea Farella testimonialJulia Alyea Farella smugmug
LOVE this program! Works better than ANY other program out there that I have found to upload thousands of pictures WITH SUB-FOLDERS to SmugMug! Thank you so much for what you do! :) #happycustomer
Pausing Motion testimonialPausingMotionsmugmug
I pointed PicBackMan at a directory structure, and next time I looked - all the photos had uploaded! Pretty cool. I use SmugMug and while I really like it, the process of creating directories in is pretty laborious when you need to make 80+ at a time. This was a breeze. Thank you!
Gavin Whitham testimonialGavin Whithamflickr
PicBackMan was really easy to setup and has been running for 3 days now backing up all my locally saved photos to Flickr. My photos are really valuable to me so it's great to be able to have them easily backed up to a secure location.
 Jim Griffin testimonialJim Griffinsmugmug
It's AWESOME!! I have tens of thousands of pictures...and they are now successfully uploaded to SmugMug, where they are safely backed up, and I can edit and organize them. If you are hesitating about using PicBackMan, hesitate no longer...try it...and you'll be glad you did!!
Robert testimonialRobertonedrive
I started with the basic plan, went to premium and now on their platinum plan and it's more than worth the price for me. PicBackMan has saved me many tedious hours of effort moving many files between my various cloud and photo site services and my local computers.
Pausing Motion testimonialVladdropbox
I am very satisfied and surprised at the same time with Pic BackMan. The service is very good and useful. I used it to transfer my photos from Dropbox to my Flickr accound. I highly recomment it.
Dave testimonialDavesmugmug
PicBackMan was an answer to many a prayer. How can I get this MASSIVE collection of photos onto a service that cripples uploading? PicBackMan. I uploaded approximately 85,000 photos in less than a month. It would have taken me close to a year to get all of those photos where they needed to go. Nothing short of brilliant.
Barry Graham testimonialBarry Grahamflickr
Great tool for enduring your photos are always safely backed up. I backed up tens of thousands of photos and dozens of videos to Flickr in my 1st couple of months using PicBackMan. Would unreservedly recommend as it works seamlessly and copies your photos to Flickr in sets which reflect your folders.
Achal Gupta testimonialAchal Guptaflickr
This is a fantastic piece of software! I wanted to backup 100+ gigs worth of original sized photos to Flickr and after trying many many tools, PickBacMan was the one that finally worked. It worked flawlessly for 10 straight days uploading all my photos without a single error/ timeout/ crash. Absolutely amazing! I didn't try the other premium features but the ability to replicate stuff across multiple...