Rotate a photo.


This method requires authentication with 'write' permission.

Note: This method requires an HTTP POST request.


api_key (Required)
Your API application key. See here for more details.
photo_id (Required)
The id of the photo to rotate.
degrees (Required)
The amount of degrees by which to rotate the photo (clockwise) from it's current orientation. Valid values are 90, 180 and 270.

Example Response

<photoid secret="abcdef" originalsecret="abcdef">1234</photoid>

Error Codes

1: Photo not found
The photo id was invalid or did not belong to the calling user.
2: Invalid rotation
The rotation degrees were an invalid value.
3: Temporary failure
There was a problem either rotating the image or storing the rotated versions.
4: Rotation disabled
The rotation service is currently disabled.
95: SSL is required
SSL is required to access the Flickr API.
96: Invalid signature
The passed signature was invalid.
97: Missing signature
The call required signing but no signature was sent.
98: Login failed / Invalid auth token
The login details or auth token passed were invalid.
99: User not logged in / Insufficient permissions
The method requires user authentication but the user was not logged in, or the authenticated method call did not have the required permissions.
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.

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