11 Types of Photos Nonprofits Should Post on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To get started, nonprofit social media managers need to learn and feel comfortable with taking a lot of photos at events, on the street, in the office, and on site visits. You are going to need to know where to find photos online and how to source them. ”Oh, Wow” Photos.

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Guest Post: The Convivial Museum Photo Essay

Museum 2.0

They collaborated on this photo essay that demonstrates the simplicity and power of their vision. We found one of our favorite photos on Flickr, taken by Austrian photographer Thom Trauner, who captures the essence of the issue.

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We Are Media Toolbox: Photo Sharing


Now, each year at the NTC, we ask our colleagues to upload any digital photos they take into Flickr, and to tag those photos with 07NTC / 08NTC / etc. I can't think of a better way to show the energy and enthusiasm of our community than through their own photos! Also, we get a much broader range of photos than we would from a single photographer. Finally, when the photos are in a service like Flickr, we can use them in a multitude of ways. .

HOW TO: Launch a Mobile Photo-Sharing Campaign for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

One of the simplest ways to begin dabbling in mobile technology is to launch a mobile photo-sharing campaign, and Yfrog , Twitpic , and DailyBooth make it easy for any nonprofit social (and now mobile) media manager with a smartphone and little creativity. twitpic.com/photos/nonprofitorgs.

Museums and Flickr

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" So, I thought I'd use a screen capture of the photo inside flickr instead, but wasn't sure whether I could. Jim laughed and told me that the photo was in the public domain so I could blog it anyway I wanted and that he was going to change the default license.

NetCentric Advocacy: Community Photo Shoots: MoveOn Flickr

Network-Centric Advocacy

Like Vote! ) » January 02, 2006 Community Photo Shoots: MoveOn Flickr I remember sitting down with the Sierra Club staff and talking about a" day in the life" and all the work the club staff put into telling the story of its members and painting a real face on the movement.

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Museum Photo Policies Should Be as Open as Possible

Museum 2.0

While doing research, I found myself digging back into old arguments on museum listservs about photo policies and I want to add my two (very opinionated) cents on this. If people can take their own photos, they won't buy them in the gift shop.

How could your organization use Instagram?


The photo-sharing app Instagram hit 5 million users this month, sharing 100 million photos. It’s only been in existence 8 months – by comparison, Flickr took 2 years to hit that number of photos. Does the work that your organization does lend itself to photos?

Dive into the Flickr Pool!


I on the other hand was fascinated by the sign next to the shark head asking visitors to upload your photo to the Birch Aquarium Flickr pool Last month I took my daughter to Birch Aquarium at Scripps. As we were walking around the shark tank she saw a huge plastic shark head with his jaws wide open. You could go this shark head and have you picture taken. My daughter though it was funny and wanted to do it.

Swag/Flickr Photo Contest Mashup: I Love It!

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Photo in flickr. Creative Commons is running a Flickr Contest encouraging people to use their photographic skills to support Creative Commons. The official rules are here. What a great idea! Technorati Tags: nptech

Favorite Photo from Blogher Flickr Stream

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As I was browsing the flickr stream , I found this stunning photograph of Halley Suitt of Halley's Comment by JD Lasica , a bloghim. ( His complete set of Blogher photos are awesome.). Halley Suitt Originally uploaded by jdlasica.

How To Display Flickr Photos With A Tag

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Click to Flickr Photos Tagged with 07ntc in A Slide Show Presentation. I got asked this question several times during various presentations/panels at I was on at the NTC, including the Flickr Affnity Group session on Wednesday. Flickr Remix Photo Birthday Card Contest.

FLickr Blogher Meetup: Where's the Group Photo?

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This kind soul happen to walk by when the flickr blogher meetup birds of a feather session ended and we needed a group photo. I know that the photo was taken on this blogher's camera phone. But I can't find her card and I can't find the photo. And, while I was listening to folks wax rhapsodic, I took photos and practiced some of the points that Heather Champ mentioned during her digital photography workshop yesterday. I'd love to see the photos that others took?

License your photos and more on Facebook

Amy Sample Ward

If you’re a photographer, you might be happy to let someone use your photos so long as they give you credit. Maybe you use Flickr and share your photos there under a CC license as well. This blog has a Creative Commons license.

Social Media 101 TweetChat Recap: Tagging

Tech Soup Blog

Adding tags to content, whether blog post; video; photo; and so on, helps content creators organize content and, more importantly, helps your intended audience find it on the Internet. Blogs, photos, video, and bookmarks can benefit from the use of many tags when they are uploaded.

Growth of Creative Commons Photos on Flickr

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I need to finish my Open Content/Creative Commons card game before I leave tommorrow. so, while working on it I found the above data and just had to remix and blog it. The chart was generated by a program called Swivel. What's cool is that you can remix the chart graphics (see below) and Swivel has CC licensing. Some other metrics can be found here

Video Tutorial: How do I Twitter my Flickr photos?

John Haydon

I caught a post on Twitter from Ian Wilker about feeding your Twitter stream with your Flickr activity. This process seemed so easy, I decided to screen cast while I connect my own Flickr and Twitter accounts. CharityHowTo now has a video course called “ An Introduction to Online Photos and How to Get Started for Your Nonprofit &# - for only $4.99. Tags: Flickr Tips Power Your Fans Twitter Tips Flickr howto Twitter

Debra Askanase, Guest Post: Using Flickr Creatively

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Yes, everyone likes to see themselves online, but Flickr is so much more than uploading images from the latest event. Flickr combines the power of visual storytelling with the very nature of a social network - engagement and conversation.

Flickr Experimentation

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I love how flickr enables conversation around your photos and connections to people with same intense interests Instructional Materials Originally uploaded by cambodia4kidsorg.

Creating a Flickr Photostream - PC World

AFP Blog

Creating a Flickr Photostream - PC World: "You'll find tagging and other sorts of associative web trails all over the modern internet. But few of the best-known sites are as focused and user-friendly as Flickr. The website is almost entirely concerned with photos and beautiful images, and it presents a very pretty face to the world

An Interview with Susan Citro and Evan Parker about Nature Conservancy's Flickr Group

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The Nature Conservancy has used Flickr Group to host a photo contest on its Web site. Here's an interview with Nature Conservancy staff members Evan Parker and Susan Citro about how the organization is using Flickr. Why did your decide to set up a group on Flickr? Looking to tap into this, we launched a photo contest where the prize would be featuring the winning images along side the photography that they have told us they like so much.

User-Generated Content: Ask Your Questions on Nonprofits Live!

Tech Soup Blog

Are you considering a photo or video campaign for your organization? If you have ever asked your members to post photos on Facebook or asked for stories from your clients, you have tasted the abundance that user-generated content (UGC) can bring to your organization. Email Multimedia and Graphics Tech Planning Flickr Facebook Twitter blog video online community mobile phone nonprofits nplive communityNonprofits Live: User-Generated Content Thursday, November 17, 10 a.m.

Flickr Has Stats!!

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I found out about Flickr's new stats package. My total view count is: 675,233 That's because I have a lot of photos - almost 8,000. But some of my photos have made it into places with lots of traffic. It is interesting to me that the photo of Laura Quinn has some many views.

Flickr Code | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

05/17/2010: Method Tweeting: Act I Updates in Your Inbox Beaconfire at Play More of Beaconfire Bloggers photos www. Flickr has allowed us do things that previously would have required a completely custom build and cost considerably more money. In these projects, we use the Flickr API to allow us to interact with photos stored in Flickr. Flickr just launched a new site that collects all of the information needed for this kind of stuff together in one place.

Yahoo's Flickr Expands Into Online Video - washingtonpost.com

AFP Blog

Yahoo's Flickr Expands Into Online Video - washingtonpost.com: "SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo Inc. will begin showing homemade videos on its online photo-sharing site, Flickr, in a long-anticipated move that may be too late to lure most people away from the Internet's dominant video channel, Google Inc.'s

My Top Five Flickr Photos tagged with Fellini, Bikini, or Martini

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So, I decided to select the top five flickr photos tagged with those words. In this case, the top five photos I liked. You'll have to click through to see an enlarged photo, but apparently this place offers bikini bull riding. This photo is a manhattan in a martini glass.

How To Find CC-Licensed Flickr Photos for Your Blog

Wild Apricot Blog

Stock photo sites often have great deals on low-cost images for your blog or website. Tags: Non-profit technology nptech Blogging images application Flickr Suppose you’re writing about Earth Hour (this year it’s 8:30 – 9:30 pm on Saturday, March 27th). You want a picture that attracts the eye and helps your readers to see at a glance what your blog post is about — stars? candles? a city skyline before the lights go out? —

Amy Gahran's Advice for Finding Free To Use Flickr Photos

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm going to quote them here: Is the subject of the photo copyrighted? If the photo is of, say, a TV screen showing a newscast or a newspaper page showing a staff photo, then you still might be liable for copyright violation despite the terms of the CC license listed on Flickr or elsewhere. Does the Flickr user really have rights to the image? Unfortunately, many Flickr users post to their accounts images that they did not take and don't have permission to use.

Social Media 101 TweetChat Recap: Video

Tech Soup Blog

An effective nonprofit video can be as simple as a Flickr photo stream set to an audio track or a really great interview. Fundraising Marketing YouTube Flickr social media video TweetChat causes

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Connecting with Your Community

Tech Soup Blog

Share images of your organization's mission in action and enhance your community outreach with Flickr Pro (admin fees: $6 - $15). Flickr even lets you can cross-post your images on Twitter and Facebook with a single click. Check out the TechSoup Flickr pool.

How Best to Stream Tagged Flickr Photos on a Blog or Web Page?

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It is generated by www.deviousgelatin.com/montager using the flickr tag 'beth5.0'. Flickr Photo Remix Cards are all wonderful so I'm going to start blogging them!! The other option might be to see I can stream all the photos in the group and have them display in a post.

My Flickr Score

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I had used the commentors flickr photo - "CC BY license" and he stopped to say thanks. Needing a distraction, I checked out his flickr profile and noticed a Flickr Score and link to the Flickr Inspector. cambodia4kidsorg's flickr score: 3427

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Nonprofits Using Flickr for Good

See What's Out There

If you don’t know about Flickr , it’s a popular photo sharing site that can be used by nonprofits. So what can nonprofits do with Flickr? It gives you search engine mojo – because all the Flickr goodness is indexed heavily.

New Flickr Toy

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New Flickr Toy Originally uploaded by cambodia4kidsorg. Taking a little flickr break. This is new flickr toy where you can make a poster with up 2-36 photos from flickr - yours or anyone elses.

The FreedomfromOil Photo Contest

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Check out how flickr is being used to promote a nonprofit cause. Part of the campaign includes a photo context in Flickr using the tag freedomfromoil. The Photovoltaic Hybrid Car Project Originally uploaded by FreedomFromOil. The deadline is August 17th.

Yeha! Flickr Has Implemented Collections!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr has just added a feature called "collections." " It lets you aggregate your photo sets! I put a collection together of all my photos from and about Leng Sopharath. The official flickr blog post is here. He notes: It is great to see flickr innovating.

Paul Henderson's Geekily Recursive Photo!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Thanks to Paul Henderson for capturing this photo. He's a great photographer - the rest of his photos are in his flickr. Earlier this week I was on a panel at the UK Circuit Riders conference in Birmingham. The session run by David Wilcox , Nick Booth and Laura Whitehead. (I

Flickr to Facebook Bookmarklet

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I've been looking for ways to easily cross post selected photos from Flickr to Facebook Photo Album. I've tried a couple of applications, but don't like the design because they created yet another photo album. That this application lets you do is: Use a bookmarklet while browsing flickr to add your photo to your photo album in Facebook. In fact, you can easily post all rights reserved photos to your Facebook account.

24 hours of Flickr Day!

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Here on Flickr, our members are sharing the world that they see: snapping daily moments, recording history, telling stories, capturing beauty. To celebrate this global community, we invite you to join us in 24 Hours of Flickr, a day-long global photo project.

nfp 2.0 » Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr

Rebooting Charity

Mecca Ibrahim : I think Flickr is and always has been perfect for bringing communities together. whitewater widgets yak shack November 1st, 2006 Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr Kresta King Cutcher has been posting images to the Flickr photo-sharing community since September 2005.