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My Indiana Summer – Flickr Primer

My Indiana Summer Photo Contest

You might have read about our new My Indiana Summer photo contest, but do you have an account with Flickr yet? In order to enter the contest, you’ll have to use Flickr. If you’ve never used Flickr before, here’s a quick primer on the site.

Flickr is one of the premier photo-sharing sites on the web today. Not only are there millions of photos available on Flickr, but you can join or create as many groups as you wish. A basic Flickr account is free, and for a small fee, you can have unlimited photo storage and uploads. Here’s how to get started on Flickr and how to join and submit your photos to the My Indiana Summer Group.

  • Log on to
  • Either log in with your existing Yahoo Account or create a new account.
  • Once you’ve logged in, go to the My Indiana Summer Group and click on Join This Group. Now you’re a member of the My Indiana Summer Group.
  • Point your web browser back to and click on Upload Photos & Videos and upload your favorite Indiana Summer photos.
  • Once you’ve uploaded some pictures, click on one of your pictures to get started.
    • Above the picture there is an icon that says Send to Group. Click on that icon, then click on My Indiana Summer.
  • That’s it! You’ve just submitted a photo for the My Indiana Summer photo contest!

Congratulations and good luck! Be sure to tell your friends about the My Indiana Summer promotion.

In order to be considered for the Canon EOS Rebel prize or the Indiana getaway prize, please read the following and make sure your photos follow these guidelines.

Photo Submission Guidelines:

  • Photos must have been taken in Indiana
  • Photos must have been taken during the warm-weather months. It doesn’t matter which year the photos were taken in, it could be 2009 or 1949.
  • There are no restrictions on the image size or the type of camera the photo was taken with – all comers are welcome.
  • The photos must be family-friendly. If you post anything that is blatantly inappropriate, we’ll simply remove the photo from the group.
  • Have any other questions about what photos will be considered? Send us a message or comment on this post.

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