Flickr: People in Photos

October 21, 2009 by  
Filed under Software and Web Apps, Tips and Tutorials

Flickr, a popular photography website, just launched their “People in Photos” feature today. And I love how it works. You simply type in a person’s name and it’ll add them into the photo. If you click on the little icon next to their name, you can create a square around their faces to identify them.

Here is a sample where I used the “People in Photos” feature. In the photo below, you can see Louis Gray, me, and Jesse Stay.

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To start tagging people, type in their screen name, real name, or email address into the input box. A list of users will appear. If they are a Flickr contact, select the appropriate one. Else, finish typing and select either “Search this email address” or “send an email to this address.”

To add a square around people’s face, click on the icon shown in the image below:

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Once the square is created, drag the square over the person’s face. Continue doing this for the next person, and the next.

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You can read more about Flickr’s “People in Photos” here.

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