So there I was on Sunday quietly minding my own business when a couple notifications appeared in my inbox from Flickr; the first stating so and so had like one of my pictures and another inviting my image into the ‘in explore‘ group.
My image had been selected by the mystical Flickr algorithm that puts them into Explore!
This is not the first time this has happened but last time I think I only just scraped in and dropped of the list fairly quickly (you can read Jim’s explanation of how this works here) so it didn’t really register.
This weekend however, it seems I was well in there and got a lot of attention. I haven’t really put any effort in to developing followers on Flickr so my viewing figures are normally quite low; rarely into triple figures and fav’s in the low teens.
Suddenly my figures start climbing and the whole day my phone is buzzing as yet another fav or something comes in. It was exciting at first and then slightly embarrassing as my phone constantly interrupted conversations or activities throughout the day. Continue reading “Thoughts on being explored”