Flickr is ending 1 TB of free storage and limit free users to 1,000 photos from January 8th 2019
Flickr in a press release, announced several updates to both its Free and Pro accounts, marking a new step forward for Flickr and the future of photography.
These are the first big changes from Flickr post acquisition by SmugMug, another photo sharing site in April this year.
- There will be no need for a Yahoo! account to access Flickr starting January 2019.
- Free accounts will soon be limited to 1,000 photos or videos
- If you are a free member with more than 1,000 photos or videos, you will have ample time to upgrade to Pro or download your stock until Jan 8th 2019
- 30% off your first year for Pro Plan being offered as a discount for pro sign ups
- Flickr Pro users will now enjoy unlimited storage of photos and videos, ad-free browsing, advanced stats
The Pro Users will get the following benefits
- Ad-free browsing, letting both photographers and their visitors focus on what matters.
- Advanced stats on what photos are trending and which have performed best over the life of a user’s Flickr Pro account. The Flickr mobile app will now give Pros all the stats they know and love in-app.
- Premier product support, Flickr Pros now receive priority assistance from our new world-class support team.
- New 5K photo size optimizing images for any screen from smartphone to jumbotron.
- Increased video playback, increasing the time video playback from three minutes to ten minutes (coming early 2019).
- More partner discounts including Adobe Creative Cloud, custom portfolio sites on SmugMug, gear from Peak Design and many more.
Flickr Pro is available for $49.99 per year. That’s hands down the best deal in photography, and Flickr users that upgrade to Pro before November 30 will also get 30 percent off the first year
Share Your Views and Opinion about this latest development. Do You think the Pro Plan offer any good for this price?