Flickr is Easy in Lightroom 3

If you use Lightroom and have a Flickr account, things could not be easier!

Publishing photos to your Flickr page from Lightroom is so easy. I was able to set up the account and post photos within mere minutes. The steps are quick and easy.

First, go to the Library Module in Lightroom. Scroll all the way down on the left panel until you see “Publish Services” and “Flickr.” Now, go press the “Set Up” link and follow the directions to direct Lightroom to your Flickr account.

Then, once the setup is completed, create a photoset by right clicking on the Flickr bar and “Create Photoset.” Now make this your target collection by right clicking on this Photoset bar and selecting “Set as Target Collection.” Go to the photos you want to publish on Flickr and dump them into this new target collection by right clicking and selecting “Add to Target Collection.”

Once your collection is complete, go back down to “Publish Services,” right click on the bar of your new collection, and select “Publish Now.”

Sit back and watch Lightroom do its thing. It’s a snap!

Give it a try and let me know what you think of this new feature! Now, if only they can add the same great feature to add photos to Facebook…

Check out my Flickr page by clicking here.

More on Social Media

I’ve been posting to this blog for over a year now. WordPress has made blogging very easy for me and I enjoy sharing photographic insights with others. It’s a cool way to connect with others and create dialogue with fellow photographers. It also allows customers and those interested in my photography to stay updated.

This week I also began to Twitter more frequently. I had a Twitter account for some time but did not fully see the potential of this powerful social medium. Now I am posting a daily tweet including a PhotoTip. You can follow me on Twitter to see a new photo tip each day.

I also have a Facebook page that replicates each day’s blog post and displays some photos and upcoming events.

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