Returns a list of the user's favorite photos. Only photos which the calling user has permission to see are returned.


This method does not require authentication.


api_key (Required)
Your API application key. See here for more details.
user_id (Optional)
The NSID of the user to fetch the favorites list for. If this argument is omitted, the favorites list for the calling user is returned.
min_fave_date (Optional)
Minimum date that a photo was favorited on. The date should be in the form of a unix timestamp.
max_fave_date (Optional)
Maximum date that a photo was favorited on. The date should be in the form of a unix timestamp.
extras (Optional)
A comma-delimited list of extra information to fetch for each returned record. Currently supported fields are: description, license, date_upload, date_taken, owner_name, icon_server, original_format, last_update, geo, tags, machine_tags, o_dims, views, media, path_alias, url_sq, url_t, url_s, url_q, url_m, url_n, url_z, url_c, url_l, url_o
per_page (Optional)
Number of photos to return per page. If this argument is omitted, it defaults to 100. The maximum allowed value is 500.
page (Optional)
The page of results to return. If this argument is omitted, it defaults to 1.

Example Response

This method returns the standard photo list xml:

<photos page="2" pages="89" perpage="10" total="881">
	<photo id="2636" owner="47058503995@N01" 
		secret="a123456" server="2" title="test_04"
		ispublic="1" isfriend="0" isfamily="0" />
	<photo id="2635" owner="47058503995@N01"
		secret="b123456" server="2" title="test_03"
		ispublic="0" isfriend="1" isfamily="1" />
	<photo id="2633" owner="47058503995@N01"
		secret="c123456" server="2" title="test_01"
		ispublic="1" isfriend="0" isfamily="0" />
	<photo id="2610" owner="12037949754@N01"
		secret="d123456" server="2" title="00_tall"
		ispublic="1" isfriend="0" isfamily="0" />

To map <photo> elements to urls, please read the url documentation.

Error Codes

1: User not found
The specified user NSID was not a valid flickr user.
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.favorites.getList