Compfight: Search Flickr for CC-licensed images


One of the hidden gems in David Gillespie’s Digital Strangelove: or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Internet is a hat-tip to Compfight, a Flickr search engine. I like the search interface more than Flickr’s built-in Advanced Search, because you can continuously scroll through the thumbnails instead of paging through the results.

More Creative Commons search options would be nice. =)

What I really want is an advanced search engine that lets me specify subject position and dominant color, like Stockxpert’s. Someday!

Thanks to Suzanne for the link!

One response to “Compfight: Search Flickr for CC-licensed images”

  1. Thank you very much for this instructive article! For my part I come to write an article on the programming and the creation of an search engine of images Flickr (

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