Return a list of contacts for a user who have recently uploaded photos along with the total count of photos uploaded.

This method is still considered experimental. We don't plan for it to change or to go away but so long as this notice is present you should write your code accordingly.


This method requires authentication with 'read' permission.


api_key (Required)
Your API application key. See here for more details.
date_lastupload (Optional)
Limits the resultset to contacts that have uploaded photos since this date. The date should be in the form of a Unix timestamp. The default offset is (1) hour and the maximum (24) hours.
filter (Optional)
Limit the result set to all contacts or only those who are friends or family. Valid options are:
  • ff friends and family
  • all all your contacts
Default value is "all".

Example Response

This method has no specific response - It returns an empty success response if it completes without error.

Error Codes

95: SSL is required
SSL is required to access the Flickr API.
96: Invalid signature
The passed signature was invalid.
97: Missing signature
The call required signing but no signature was sent.
98: Login failed / Invalid auth token
The login details or auth token passed were invalid.
99: User not logged in / Insufficient permissions
The method requires user authentication but the user was not logged in, or the authenticated method call did not have the required permissions.
100: Invalid API Key
The API key passed was not valid or has expired.
105: Service currently unavailable
The requested service is temporarily unavailable.
106: Write operation failed
The requested operation failed due to a temporary issue.
111: Format "xxx" not found
The requested response format was not found.
112: Method "xxx" not found
The requested method was not found.
114: Invalid SOAP envelope
The SOAP envelope send in the request could not be parsed.
115: Invalid XML-RPC Method Call
The XML-RPC request document could not be parsed.
116: Bad URL found
One or more arguments contained a URL that has been used for abuse on Flickr.

API Explorer

API Explorer : flickr.contacts.getListRecentlyUploaded