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Should i switch to Flickr Pro?

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by redington, Nov 21, 2012.

  1. redington

    redington Mu-43 Regular

    140
    Apr 28, 2012
    Y annual google storage is about to renew - I have the old 20 gig account. It's not enough for my photos since I got my Pen (I'm terrible at deleting photos - its just too hard to delet photos of my kids). I've considered getting the Flickr pro account - unlimited uploads of pics and videos for $25/year.

    I like the Flickr idea because they seem most likely to not go belly-up and thus a safer way to backup off-site.

    What are people here using? Any reason not to move to Flickr?

    I apologize if this has been covered before - my search on the iPhone app didn't show any answers on this issue.
     
  2. tdekany

    tdekany Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 8, 2011
    Oregon
    yes!!!
     
  3. DoofClenas

    DoofClenas Who needs a Mirror! Subscribing Member

    Nov 9, 2012
    Traverse City, MI
    Clint
    smugmug...love the custom interface.
     
  4. gtbike72

    gtbike72 New to Mu-43

    1
    Nov 7, 2012
    X2 on the Smugmug :2thumbs:
     
  5. krugorg

    krugorg Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 18, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    I use both Smugmug and Flickr and love them both for different reasons.

    I think Flickr is still top for its community and interactive features.

    I prefer to use Smugmug for storing and sharing full size images with family... nice to be able to password protect a single folder and share original files.
     
  6. Yup... flickr pro.

    But I wouldn't depend on any online source as my primary backup.
     
  7. Adubo

    Adubo SithLord Subscribing Member

    Nov 4, 2010
    Globetrotter
    Andrew
    +1

    I have my flickr because of the Filo community and thts where i started. And my website's made with smugmugbecause of the great rates/features/interface

    Sent from my iPhone using Mu-43 App
     
  8. redington

    redington Mu-43 Regular

    140
    Apr 28, 2012
    Thanks for the responses. Smugmug is blocked by my office firewall [mad], so I won't be able to look at it until later. I hope the rates are similar to Flickr, which is part of what attracted me to it.

    I'm no pro (about as far from it as this site gets...). I have all of my photos on two machines (mine and my wife's), and have been without an off-site backup solution since I outgrew my google account. I should probably do another backup solution (which would include all of my work in Logic Pro - my other even more expensive hobby), but funds are way too limited. I backup a lot of my music stuff to my free 50gb Box account, but that only really covers current projects...
     
  9. parka

    parka Mu-43 Regular

    88
    May 12, 2012
    Flickr Pro
    Yes.
    Also try out Google Plus. It's free and unlimited.
     
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