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Photo Sharing

In #balloon-mapping, #timelapse, #photo-monitoring and other methods documented on this site, you often end up with thousands of photos, which are hard to upload to the web or share with others. There are different ways to do this, and none are perfect -- choose one based on what you're most comfortable with and what resources you have. For each approach, consider: * cost * complexity * bandwidth requirements * preferences of the group you want to share with ## Options * [Share images on BitTorrent](/n/14183), a P2P filesharing program * [Share images on Google Drive](/notes/warren/05-12-2017/use-google-drive-to-share-large-photo-collections), which is $2 per month * [Use MapMill](/wiki/mapmill), which has some bugs, but was designed at Public Lab for sharing and sorting lots of images * [Combine your images into a video]( and [store it online](/questions/warren/09-16-2016/what-s-the-best-way-to-archive-store-a-timelapse-video), for example on []( * [Use](, considered as the Alexandria Library of our digital days. **** ## Questions Especially since none of the above methods are perfect, please help identify any problems, suggest other possible ways to share photos, or just ask any related questions here: [questions:photo-sharing] **** ## Related work * **Lens distortion correction** -- when you have lots of images, you may want to remove lens distortion. There's documentation on a few methods for this under the #lens-distortion tag * **Geotagging** -- if you want to add location data to your photos, or to take photos with location data, see #geo-tagging as well as #gps....

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warren "I wasn't able to get GPS EXIF from without downloading the full-res originals... that's why it's so slow! " | Read more » over 5 years ago
warren "Hi, @xose - trying to build out this workflow to generate a map of images if they have EXIF data. It's very slow, but you can read about progress h..." | Read more » over 5 years ago
liz "This is so great and relevant. Thank you for putting together this helpful documentation!! " | Read more » about 6 years ago
xose "x) Thanks warren! I sincerely don't know anything about their API but that would be awesome! Archive lets also add extra metadata so I think GPS ta..." | Read more » about 6 years ago
warren "I need to look through the API, but I wonder if it'd be possible to add some of the extra features, or really interfaces, that mapmill ..." | Read more » about 6 years ago
warren "@warren awards a barnstar to xose for their awesome contribution! " | Read more » about 6 years ago
warren "Hooray! Great approach and MUCH appreciated! " | Read more » about 6 years ago