University of Kentucky College of Agriculture


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College's Flickr page

Flickr is user friendly and offers users a free account with limited monthly uploads and photo sizes. For a reasonable annual fee, users can upload an unlimited amount of photos and videos for any resolution. If you are interested in sharing your photos, Flickr makes it easy to email them, send them to specific groups of users on Flickr, edit, order prints and create any number of items like calendars, photo books and mugs.

Users can add descriptions or comments to photos and keep track of how many times they’ve been viewed by others as well. If you are worried about ownership of your photos, users can also set up creative commons licenses for their uploaded images.

One fascinating tool on Flickr is the Places Project, an initiative that allows users to upload photos of specific places anywhere around the world to a map. The map is easily searchable for anyone seeking photos of specific countries, cities or even more specific locations.

Ways to Use Flickr

  • Share photos with others in a program.
  • Use tags and notes so other people can find the photos.
  • Embed thumbnail previews into forums, blogs and social networking profiles such as Facebook.
  • Join groups and contribute your own photos.


Flickr Resources

The Flickr Tour –

Flickr Expert Tips: How to Make the Photo Site Work for You –

10 Tips to Boost Your Flickr Profile –

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Borrowing Images from the Web:


How to Set Up Your Own Professional account for a Department or Program

You may use the UKAg official Flickr account, located at
Please contact us for more information on placing your photos on our channel or you can setup your own account and begin creating pages for all your recent events or awards.

Contact Matt Barton
Ag Communications Services Photographer


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Land-Grant Institution

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture was founded as, and remains a land-grant institution, offering access to knowledge and learning for citizens and students throughout the Commonwealth. Our research, teaching, and extension programs are part of a national system that maintains a statewide presence and links local, state, and global issues.

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