Finding A Flickr Photo Owner From The Image File Name
Who's Photo Is It? Photo Credit
Ever want to find out who owns a Flickr photo you downloaded six months ago, but the only information you've got is a file you've downloaded on your computer?
If you were smart enough to save the original file name of the photo when you downloaded it, you can use a handy url provided by Flickr.
If you start with a file name like this:
Just take the 10 digit number at the front of the file name and substitute it into the url below.
When I save a downloaded image on my computer, I like to add some descriptive text in the file name to give me some kind of clue what it actually is without having to open it up. So I change 5760828730_f3eef89214_q.jpg to a much more meaningful:
Here's a handy page in the Flickr API documentation that explains other Flickr url formats.