Flickr Spruces Up With Black Background and Larger Images

Four years in, paying the annual subscription for my Flickr Pro account remains the best purchase I've ever made online. It's only going to get better, with the new redesign including larger images, location data, and better navigational tools.

Perhaps the best part is the new light box, which has a black background—something that'll send shivers down any photographer's spine. To enter the light box, all you need to do is click on an image, once you're on a photo-page. From its 80 million users, over 130 million photos have reportedly been geotagged—making the new map feature on each page even more of an incentive to get people buying GPS-equipped cameras. [Flickr blog via NY Times]