Flickr has just stepped up the standards for online
photo media sharing with the launch of video for its pro members (mind you that’s only $25 per year). While anyone can view or share via embedding (like the one to your left) videos, only pro members can upload them. My initial impression is that the quality of the player and the content looks great and works well. Video on Flickr will be available in eight languages including English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish and traditional Chinese.
This new feature provides:
The Flickr blog has a nice announcement post with videos embedded at a variety of sizes. That’s one of the really cool things that I noticed right away, you can change the embedded size to a specific size for you web page or blog post. While the above video is the standard 200px wide, I could just have easily resized it to 400px, 250px, or whatever else I wanted. Pretty cool stuff Flickr. So, go upload some videos and tell me about it.