A brief note that now you can export from Flickr directly into PhotoShelter, and also export from PhotoShelter directly into Flickr with watermarks and all sorts of other protections, ensuring that you're not one of the many people who have had their work stolen from Flickr. This Wired story - PhotoShelter Protects Your Images From Would-Be Flickr Thieves (3/4/08), which reads, in part:
PhotoShelter takes a different approach to image sharing than Flickr, one that’s more suited to the professional photographer. Rather than simple image sharing, PhotoShelter offers the ability to overlay a personal watermark on all your photos, and web galleries can be password protected to limit access to clients...PhotoShelter is not a Flickr alternative, but is geared at the pro photographer looking to catalog, store and sell their images online. That said, some Flickr users who are getting more serious about their images and are considering a possible career shift might want to have a look at PhotoShelter.Thus, the innovations by PhotoShelter continue, with outside-the-box thinking. I wonder what will be next? Automated copyright registration solutions to further protect your images?
And thanks to the new Flickr Importer, using both sites at the same time is a snap.
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