Posts Tagged ‘geolocation’

Location-Based Light Painting Project Creatively Visualizes Every Photo Taken in a Particular Spot

A clever new project called Location-Based Light Painting is putting a new spin on visualizing the number and specific location of photos taken in any particular spot.

Using a custom-built iPhone app, a speedlight, long exposure photography and geolocation data readily available online, the project literally ‘paints’ each location into a separate photo to create haunting orb-covered landscapes. Read more…

Crowd-Funded Journalists Geo-Locate ISIS Training Camp Using the Militants’ Own Photos

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Using photographs released by the militant group ISIS (The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) and satellite imagery openly available to everybody, a group of crowd-funded citizen journalists believe they have pinned down the location of an ISIS training camp. Read more…

Simple Tool Lets You Dig Up Instagram Photos by Time and Location

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With the prevalence of smartphones and the massive photo community that is Instagram, it’s no surprise that news outlets and journalists are more and more frequently turning to the service to source photos for major events. Unfortunately, Instagram’s search functionality is almost non-existent. That’s where the new open-source search tool QIS comes into play. Read more…

Photos of Locations Where Geotagged Tweets Were Sent

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The photograph above shows the location where the following Tweet was posted:

Love hiding in the back at work because I have a 35 year old creeper. #scared #help

It’s one of the photos in a project titled Geolocation: tributes to the Data stream, by photographers Nate Larson and Marni Shindelman. Each image in the series shows the location were a particular geotagged Twitter Tweet was posted.
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