[cc-community] A new search engine for high quality CC images on Flickr
zotz at 100jamz.com
Sun Aug 19 14:18:11 EDT 2007
On Sunday 19 August 2007 01:52 pm, Alexei Yavlinsky wrote:
> Dear Community Members,
> We would very much like to get your feedback on the search engine we've
> been working on called Behold http://www.beholdsearch.com .
> Its goal is to index high quality images on Flickr released under
> various Creative Commons licenses. Behold attempts to catalogue CC
> images with quality comparable to that of professional image archives
> such as Getty Images or Corbis, by using the social structure of Flickr
> and image content analysis. A new feature is the ability to search for
> images that visually resemble a particular concept, in addition to
> standard tag-based search.
I think you coulduse anotehr option.
and are free to use
put beach in look like
and the first picture I looked at:
had a BY-ND license.
that is a bit restrictive.
You might want to add the option (and make derivatives) that shows up along
with (commercially) when are free to use is ticked.
> The ultimate aim of Behold is to offer graphic designers and artists
> access to high quality images that they can freely use.
> Please let us know what you think of this early technology. We would
> also welcome suggestions and pointers to other sources of high quality
> CC images.
> Many thanks and kind regards,
> Alexei Yavlinsky
> BeholdSearch.com chief developer
all the best,
(da idea man)
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