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Accessing Original Image

Topics: Developer Forum
Mar 21, 2007 at 1:13 PM
For the past couple of days, I can't seem to access the original image. Using the Flickr API Explorer, I tried the passing the photoId of some of my shots (eg. 427741145). I noticed it is not returning the "originalsecret" and "originalformat" XML attributes in the response. I'm logged in using my own account so the permissions should be correct. What could I be doing wrong?

Mar 21, 2007 at 2:54 PM
I suspect this is because you are not a Pro user, therefore do not have access to your original images.
Mar 21, 2007 at 3:32 PM
Thanks for the reply. But the thing is -- I've never been a Pro user, but I used to be able to access the original images. This only started happening about a couple of days ago.
Mar 21, 2007 at 3:38 PM
BTW, if I'm not a Pro user, would doing a search with PhotosSearchExtras.OriginalFormat always return a null then?