The Most Popular Photographer In Cyberspace

Rebekka Guoleifsdottir’s route from aspiring photographer to rookie success story is yet another lesson (as if one more was needed) in the power of the interconnected world to break down traditional barriers to professional and artistic success. “Just over a year ago the single mother was still teaching herself how to use a camera… She had already put some of her drawings on Flickr, a community website where users post their pictures for others to view, and decided to add some of her early photos.” Twelve months later, she was Flickr’s most viewed member, and “is set to make a fortune by selling her work online.”