6 Best Photo Sharing Websites

If you are someone who loves to share the precious and memorable photo clicks, this article will brief you about 6 Best Photo Sharing Websites. Using these websites, you can store your photos,videos and share them online with your friends and family. These websites offer unique advantages and are worth a try.

1.) FlickrFlickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. It offers both Photo and Video Sharing facility. Flickr which was originally started by enthusiasts to share game screens is now a full fledged professional photo sharing website owned by Yahoo. When you have a free Flickr account, only 200 recent photographs are displayed. You can even buy a PRO account by shelling off 25$ a year. Pro account has lots of features and benefits and you can find them here.

 

6 Best Photo Sharing Websites

Image: 6 Best Photo Sharing Websites

2.) PhotoBucket: PhotoBucket lets you Sign up for free and upload upto 10000 photos and many hours of video. You have the option of sharing these photos and videos with your friends and family using the various options like via email, Messenger or Mobile. PhotoBucket also gives you the facility to print Wallpaper with your photos. Interestingly, it also allows you to make slideshows and mash it up with captions and special effect. You can even link it to your profile, blog or website.

One of the photo shared on SmugMug

Image: One of the photo shared on SmugMug

3.) SmugMug: If you are a professional photographer SmugMug is the way to go. It offers various features from Unlimited Storage to Full screen, silky smooth Flash slideshows of your Photos. Standard Edition of SmugMug comes at $39.95 p.a. and for a Pro account you need to pay $149.95. Check out the other features here.

Picasa Web Album

Image:Picasa Web Album

4.) Picasa: Picasa is the Google’s way of Photo Sharing Software. It allows for a seamless integration with Google account. A free account with Picasa Web Albums allows you for 1GB of free storage space, however, you can always buy extra space on Picasa.

5.) DropShots: DropShots is a simple, no-frills online photo and video sharing website. DropShots is a easy to use, upload and share website. The images you get post upload are large and high quality images, i.e. Dropshots doesnt scale them down. Another best thing about DropShots is its no-ads service, so now on you need not worry about those annoying ads.

6.) MyPhotoAlbum: MyPhotoAlbum is one of the service i love to talk about. To start with it gives you a personalized web address, something like http://yourname.myphotoalbum.com. MyPhotoAlbum offers unlimited space for photos and videos.It also offers Tagging, RSS Feeds and AOL Instant Messaging right on your album. It also allows you to Embed photos, videos & slideshows on other sites, blogs and profiles. Also, you can create Photo Gifts by printing them on T-Shirts, Mugs etc. You also get 20 Free prints when you sign-up with MyPhotoAlbum

What are the other Photo Sharing websites you use on a regular basis? 

 

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[How-To] Add Flickr Photos to your Word Documents with Ease

What do you do when you have to embed an image from Flickr into your Word Documents? Download the image from Flickr onto your own computer and embed it using Insert Image feature of Word. If you are also the one who does the same thing and wastes a lot of time and bandwidth doing all this download and insert, their is good news for you.

 

Flickr4Word is a Plugin for Microsoft Word 2007 software that allows you to insert Flickr photos into your posts. All you need to do is install this software and get started.

 

Flickr4Word lets you embed Flickr Images into Word with Ease.

Flickr4Word lets you embed Flickr Images into Word with Ease.

The plug-in enables you to search all your content, photosets, or search by tags.  It is available for free and can be downloaded from Codeplex.  For developers, the code is also made available if you want to contribute fixes and features (that comply with Flickr API terms of use).

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Webaroo 2: Software for the bandwidth starved

Webaroo 2 is an interesting application for the bandwidth starved. The application downloads pages from the websites you often browse into your hard disk storage.

It also allows you to download videos from Youtube, Google Videos and Metacafe. Another interesting feature is downloading of Flickr photos by user, group and photoset. Webaroo 2 also stores your Internet Explorer and Firefox web history automatically. The image lists the features provided by Webaroo 2.

Webaroo 2 available features

You need to be running Windows XP SP1 and above or Windows Vista (32bit) operating system to use Webaroo 2.

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Get Free Images for your Blogs

As bloggers, many of us often tend to be looking for images which befit our blog topic. This often happens with me and therefore i thought of sharing with you websites from where you can get images free of cost for your blogs.

Get Free Images for your blog

[Image Source: Flickr ]

1.) Flickr: Flickr has a huge resource of Pictures. However, we need to be using images that are governed by the Creative Commons license that fits with what you intend to do. Creative Commons is a non-profit that offers an alternative to full copyright.

2.) Stock.Xchng: Stock.xchng has a database of some very good free images that you can use for your blog. Search for the images and check for the availability of the photo. You might need to take permission from the photographer for certain photos. Also, in order to download the photos, you will be required to register and login to the site.

3.) Free Graphics Centre: Free Graphics Centre was formed in 2008. Their goal is to provide the best quality stock photos, graphics, images and illustrations totally cost free. It lets you download any and all of the images on the site absolutely free of charge

Related reads: How to Create Professional Business Logos for Free.

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