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On Flickr: Are you a sneaker freak?

Flickr: Are you a sneaker freak?

Olive Color by crazy ray

Uploaded on June 1, 2007
by crazy ray

Flickr asks you if your a sneaker freak… some people answer the call. There are well over 4000 shots of sneakers in the one page I viewed while searching for sneaker freaks alone. Now I know some of those are duplicates because a picture can belong in multiple groups, but I think it is easy to say that there are plenty of pictures to look at if you are into that sort of thing.

Thall shall not covet thy neighbor's sneakers

Uploaded on January 26, 2007
by crazy ray

The focus today is on a group called, “Are you a Sneaker Freak?” on Flickr. The have 1,585 photos of sneakers (sorry no shoes) and 290 Members in the group. This is what they are about:

To do some trainerspotting on a global scale – take a happy snap of the sneaks (trainers) you have on right now. Let’s celebrate this comfy shoe cultural phenomenon.

There are some real nice (and even wallpaper size) photos of sneakers on the site. crazy ray and dajaystar are usually good for a wallpaper size shot (but in the smaller range though I.E. no bigger than 1024 x 768).

If your into Converse, then highchucker is your person of interest in the group.

From highchucker

 

 

 While your checking out Are you a sneaker freak?, you should take a look at some other groups on Flickr:

Sneaker Collector (Pool)

Sneakr (Pool)

Nike Air Jordan (Pool)

Chucks (Set)

CHUCKS? YEAHH, OF COURSE!!!!!!!!! (Pool)

Where my shoes stand on (Pool)

Barefeet Sneakers (Pool)

… and not to be all about sneakers…

D200 USERS (Pool)

The last one is just interesting pictures.

So check these guys out. I’ll be looking out for photos on Are you a Sneaker Freak? as well as other sneaker groups on Flickr so this won’t be the last time you will see hi-lighted artzy photos or sneakers.

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One response

  1. Liz

    I run a website for collectors and we just did a special Sneaker Week feature. Thought you might be interested in checking out the interviews and sweet sneaker pics.

    http://www.collectorsquest.com/featured-week/sneakers.html

    June 24, 2008 at 10:26 am

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