Since a few weeks, I'm unable to upload photos directly from LR to Flickr.
The message I'm receiving:
"Can’t update this collection.
Could not contact the Flickr web service. Please check your Internet connection."
LR version 2015.1.1
Flickr Pro account.
Any advice? I'm happy to test beta fix if only available.
Over the years there has been a steady stream of issues with the built-in Flickr publish service. If you can't resolve your current issues, you might try this third-party plugin: Jeffrey Friedl's Blog » Jeffrey’s “Export to Flickr” Lightroom Plugin. It has more features (and is a little more complicated to set up), and the author has an excellent reputation for maintaining his plugins and responding to users.
I've used to use the Jeffrey plugin, and it was (I believe still is) a fantastic product. Still, having an integrated functionality shipped with LR won my heart.
BTW: it appears that issue is on Flickr side and is related to their network throttling (IP based). I don't understand why they are doing it, and why so drastically. Potentially extra retry in native LR Flickr plugin could help.
It was enough for me to enable VPN to route traffic through a server in San Francisco and it's all fine right now. My original traffic was sourced from London.
Annoying, but a least there is a workaround.