Save Images From Flickr

 

So you want to steal images from Flickr? Flickr tries to protect it’s copyrighted images by disallowing the user to “right click” and download the image. However, in order to see the image in your browser, the image had to served from somewhere…

Above you can see that the common user wouldn’t be able to save this image to their desktop. However, if we inspect the element in firebug we realize the image is actually contained in a ‘div’ just a few lines above. So we can copy that image URL and save our image that way! See below…

As you can see below, I copied the image url to my browser, visited the page and I can save my Image…

That’s it!

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