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50% of All Flickr Photos Are Shot with Smartphones Now - Mostly iPhones

5 days ago   |   By Peta Pixel

The rise of smartphone photography just hit another milestone: for the first time in Flickr's history, half of all photos being uploaded to the photo-sharing service were shot with a smartphone in 2017.
In addition to revealing the most popular photos of 2017 , Flickr today also shared its annual review of camera trends across its platform.
Here's the breakdown of what cameras photographers are using for the photos being uploaded to Flickr:
Smartphones hit 50% this year, up from 48% in 2016 and 39% in 2015. DSLRs had 33% share, up from 25% in 2016 and 31% in 2015.
Point-and-shoots were a...
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The Top 15 Photos on Flickr in 2017

The Top 15 Photos on Flickr in 2017

5 days ago   |   By Peta Pixel

As 2017 comes to a close, Flickr has been doing some data crunching on the billions of photos uploaded during the year by photographers around the world. Today the photo-sharing service revealed the most popular pictures of the year .
The popularity calculations took into account a number of social and engagement metrics - things like view, favorite, and share counts. Basing the calculations on behind-the-scenes raw data also allows the ranking to not be a popularity contest that can be gamed as easily. Furthermore, photographers were only allowed to place once on the list .
The most...
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Aarhus School of Architecture Reveals Winners of Drawing of the Year 2017

Aarhus School of Architecture Reveals Winners of Drawing of the Year 2017

1st prize - The One Day Unit / Charles Weinberg and Shai Ben Ami. Image Courtesy of Arkitektskolan Aarhus The Aarhus School of Architecture has revealed the winners of their... Read more ...

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Contemporary Abstract Painting,Blue Art, Alcohol Ink “Bread of Life“ by New Orleans Artist Lou Jordan

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