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Sams Teach Yourself Tumblr in 10 Minutes by Bud E. Smith

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LESSON 8Creating a Photo Post

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to create a Tumblr photo post.

Photo Posts for Your Tumblog

In Lesson 7, “Adding Photos to a Text Post,” I explained how to add photos to a text post, including how to flow text around a photo. This is one of two methods that Tumblr offers for posting photos.

The other is the photo post, which creates a post consisting entirely of one or more photos and, optionally, a caption. This approach highlights the photo(s) and keeps any words well out of the way.

Photo posts are best suited for worthwhile, interesting photos that stand out—photos that make their own point or that are well complemented by the caption underneath them. Photo posts are best suited for photos with a relatively ...

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