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02 June 2008 @ 08:31 pm
Buying more scrapbook storage?  
Hi, being a permanent member, I have taken advantage of the generous amount of storage space offered on scrapbook.

As such, I have almost filled the 10GB. I was wondering is it possible for us permanent members to purchase additional space to the 10GB, or if that is an absolute hard limit ?

Current Mood: curiouscurious
Schneeschnee on June 2nd, 2008 10:08 pm (UTC)
I recommended Flickr in the older post that minxy_baby links to, and I'll do so again - great site, and you get unlimited storage with a Pro (paid) account. :)
Warphammerwarphammer on June 2nd, 2008 10:56 pm (UTC)
...and pushbutton LJ posting which is easier than the Scrapbook interface. Somehow. Yeah, flickr is the thing to do.
The Rosa Parks of the Short Bus: Photo going into Livejournaldementia on June 2nd, 2008 10:49 pm (UTC)
I absolutely agree with Flickr.
The Teasegentlemaitresse on June 2nd, 2008 10:57 pm (UTC)
Another vote for Flickr.
kahlan_amnellkahlan_amnell on June 3rd, 2008 03:02 am (UTC)
Yet another vote for Flickr, and seconding that it is easier to use than LJ scrapbook.
Tim: Cameraspodlife on June 3rd, 2008 12:39 pm (UTC)
The only thing missing from Flickr is the security model of LJ. If you want less than public images you'll need to create a new friends list.
Shandrew: hockeyshandrew on June 4th, 2008 08:16 am (UTC)
You can't make flickr images use exactly the same security as LJ scrapbook, but you can do something reasonable:

If you make the image private in flickr only the image *page* on flickr is protected. The actual image files (of different sizes) are accessible by anyone, but only if you know the hard-to-guess URL.

You can post the private flickr image to LJ, restrict the LJ post however you want, and those will be the only ones who can see the image.

The difference is that anyone with the URL to the flickr image can access it, so if someone leaks the URL then others may be able to view it. Unlike flickr, LJ scrapbook does authentication for the image file itself. It's not a big difference, but worth knowing.