Importing Photos from Flickr

Flickr users can now create trips from photos hosted on Flickr, instead of uploading original photos from their computer. This will save you some bandwith [and hopefully save us some disk space :) ].

The feature should be especially appealing to those that already have geo-data embedded in their Flickr photos. The location of a photo can be established from the photo’s EXIF header or from Flickr tags (geobloggers.com format). A typical geotagged photo would include the following Flickr tags:

geotagged
geo:lat=48.3880
geo:lon=-123.5225

Feel free to try it out.

Note: The Flickr import feature is unavailable as of Jul. 2007, due to changes in the way Flickr allows third-party websites to access Flickr photos (the Flickr API). We hope to offer this feature again soon.

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