Give and take: a study of consumer photo-sharing culture and practice


Abstract In this paper, we present initial findings from the study of a digital photo-sharing website: Flickr. com. In particular, we argue that Flickr. com appears to support-for some people-a different set of photography practices, socialization styles, and perspectives on privacy that are unlike those described in previous research on consumer and amateur photographers. Further, through our examination of digital photographers’ photowork …

Proceedings of the SIGCHI conference on Human-Computer Interaction