Unfortunately, WordPress has not written a quick and simple shortcode for Flickr slideshows. This is really the next best thing to that and it made it easy to add a Flickr slideshow to my Photos page.
As explained in part 1 of this series of posts, the gigya shortcode allows you to use flash objects in a wp.com blog.
“Flash objects” includes Flickr slideshows (but be careful with copyright issues).
If you have enabled auto-embedding in Settings>Media, then you should be able to insert a Flickr slideshow simply by pasting its URL (http…etc.etc…/show/ ) in the HTML post or page editor (thanks to Jennifer for pointing out). If this won’t work, you can use the workaround described here.
The URL model for a Flickr photo set is this:
To insert it as a slideshow, you need this shortcode model:
Paste into HTML post or page editor, or into a text widget. Where I’ve…
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