Flickr announces its most popular cameras in 2017


Flickr likes to make a big splash at the end of every year, and one of the most interesting parts of the celebrations is the annual device report, which details the cameras that were most frequently used to upload images to the platform.

While Flickr is arguably less of a hub for the photography community than it used to be, the fact that the platform still boasts more than 75 million registered users means its findings still make for an interesting snapshot (pun semi-intended) of what photographers are using.

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Jon Stapley

Jon spent years at IPC Media writing features, news, reviews and other photography content for publications such as Amateur Photographer and What Digital Camera in both print and digital form. With his additional experience for outlets like Photomonitor, this makes Jon one of our go-to specialists when it comes to all aspects of photography, from cameras and action cameras to lenses and memory cards, flash diffusers and triggers, batteries and memory cards, selfie sticks and gimbals, and much more besides.  

An NCTJ-qualified journalist, he has also contributed to Shortlist, The Skinny, ThreeWeeks Edinburgh, The Guardian, Trusted Reviews, CreativeBLOQ, and probably quite a few others I’ve forgotten.