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How to Upload Photos

Here are the steps to upload photos to Flickr. Once uploaded to Flickr, they can be linked to an event and displayed on the web site.


  • Create a folder on the desktop to hold the photos people have sent
  • Copy photos to the folder
  • Go to flickr.com
  • Click "Sign In" in the upper right corner
  • Login with the Northern Lights Yahoo Account
  • Click on "Upload" in the menu bar (top, middle to left)
  • Drag photos from the folder to the Upload Page
  • On the left side, click “Add To Album”
  • Click "Create a new Album"
  • Enter album name for the event – Example “2013 Ice Fishing Derby”
  • Enter a Album Description, Date, Location, number of participants, etc.
  • Click “Create Album”
  • Make sure the album is checked
  • Click “Done”
  • Click “Upload xxx Photos” - Top Right corner
  • Click “Upload" in the verification box. Public and Sets should be showing.
  • Wait for Photos to Upload
  • Click on "Albums"
  • Click on the Album just created
  • Look at the address bar, it should look like: http://www.flickr.com/photos/northernlights_nsbsa/sets/72157632624845536/
  • The set number is the number at the end
  • Go to the Northern Lights Web Site
  • Login as an Admin
  • Go to "File Maintenance | Events"
  • Att the bottom, add a new event
  • To add the event to the What's New section, create a new news article, referencing the event.