Corpus ID: 17538636

Why We Filter Our Photos and How It Impacts Engagement

  title={Why We Filter Our Photos and How It Impacts Engagement},
  author={Saeideh Bakhshi and D. Shamma and L. Kennedy and E. Gilbert},
  • Saeideh Bakhshi, D. Shamma, +1 author E. Gilbert
  • Published in ICWSM 2015
  • Computer Science
  • A variety of simple graphical filters are available to camera phone users to enhance their photos on the fly; these filters often stylize, saturate or age a photo. [...] Key Method We first interviewed 15 Flickr mobile app users (photo producers) to understand their use and perception of filters. Next, we analyzed how filters affect a photo’s engagement (consumers’ perspective) using a corpus of 7.6 million Flickr photos. We find two groups of serious and casual photographers among filter users. The serious see…Expand Abstract

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