Wednesday, February 11, 2015


I've been Explored on Flickr! My sketch of the waterfront cabin was picked as one of the 500 finest photos on Tuesday. I am stunned that over 6,000 views have been counted on it.
Explore is Flickr's way of showcasing the most interesting photos within a given point in time -- usually over a 24 hour period.

Flickr receives about 6,000 uploads every minute -- That's about 8.6 million photos a day! From this huge group of images, the Flickr Interestingness algorithm chooses only 500 images to showcase for each 24-hour period. That's only one image in every 17,000!

Considering that the overwhelming majority of these images are photos, not paintings, I am honored indeed!
I thought you might like to see the location that inspired the sketch, so here it is:
Another view of the cabin

AND THEN!.....
The creator of The Perfect Sketchbook asked if he could show my work on his Facebook page!


  1. Congrats on getting Explored, Michele!!

    1. Thank you, Tina. I was quite taken aback by it all, since I wasn't even aware of Explore or how it worked until this happened!