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List of Most Popular Photo Sharing Sites – 8 Sites to Get Images From!

most popular photo sharing sites
Written by Jawaria

Every photo captured by a lens is a memory stored forever in digital form. Man being a social animal, has a natural obsession with being appreciated and being famous. Sharing photos with others and getting feedback is one way to do that and the Earth now being a global village urges one to share the photos with everyone. Internet has given us a lot of photo sharing sites to do that. Here is a list of most used photo sharing sites:

Instagram

instagram

Every other person now uses a smartphone and clicks a photo at every occasion. Instagram provides a platform to share the photos with your friends on Instagram as well as with the ones not using it but other social sites like Facebook and Twitter. When you capture a photo, it gives you different editing options to make your photo look more beautiful and attractive. Instagram is currently the leading photo sharing site with mobile apps available for android and iOS.

Flickr

flickr

A major problem with many of photo sharing sites is that the quality of photos is damaged and the resolution is disturbed. Large size photos are often reduces automatically to save memory. Flickr is the site that doesn’t do that to your photos and lets you share the large images with complete control over your privacy and space problem. You can set your photos to be displayed to only you friends and family or even to yourself and if you don’t have any issue, share them publically. Flickr provides you 1 TB free space to store your photos and sync the photos from your smartphone as well.

Photobucket

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Editing your photos to add anything you feel missing is a very common and demanding thing especially for photographers and they use different software tools to do so. Photobucket is a photo sharing site that offers a lot of editing options to make your photo look like what you want by adding different frames or clip arts and even adding some shades. It also offers premium accounts having a lot of space to share your photos and auto syncing your photos from your devices.

Yogile

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We attend many events in daily life and there are many photographers at site to click snaps and then share on their respective media. You might find it difficult to contact every single one of them to collect your photos. One way to get all your pictures is to get them from every photographer and there is an easier and more promising way of doing that too. You can use the Yogile as the media of sharing photos. It allows different users to upload the photos in a single album. This is a rare feature among all the photo sharing sites and it eases the collection procedure a lot.

Imgur

Surfing on internet for time pass or even staying up to date with the stuff going on around the world is common but you have to visit many sites to fulfill your demand. When the searching stuff is related to photos, there is an option available to get directly to the point with the photos being displayed as most viral on internet at the start and then the lower ones on the list. You can also share your photos and they might be at the top of that list eventually. You can also browse photos by category as per your mood and occasion easily.

500px

There are certain things you come across in daily routine that click your mind and heart and you want to keep that thing forever with you. 500px is a photo sharing site where you would find some really awesome edited photos and you never know which one you might want. This site allows you to buy the photos to keep them with yourself and if you want to browse some more, you can browse by category or nature of photos you want. You can also upload your own photos to be displayed and may that be your way of earning. You can add tags to your photos to make them easy to be found for anyone browsing for that kind of photos. You can also upload personal photos securing them from public showing.

Picasa

picassa

Picasa is one of the earlier photo sharing sites that allowed a lot of editing options and is still being used widely. Picasa now allows you to tag your Google+ connections in your photos to share photos with them. You can also access your photos on Picasa in Google plus and with Google+ images, you can go through all of them via slideshow and other options available with Google plus. Editing your photos is very easy and fast on this photo sharing sites. You can also share the links to your albums with your friends and they can view your photos without needing an account to do so.

Facebook

facebook

Being known as a social networking site, Facebook allows you to share your photos with your social network without any limit on number of photos you can share. You can tag your friends in your photos that shares the photo with the friends of your friends and makes it easier to share globally. You can also share the photos via a facebook that would be public and accessible to Facebook users around the globe. The problem with Facebook being one of the photo sharing sites is that is reduces the quality of photos you share and your photo loses its charm. The positive things being one of the most used social networking site and different options to share your photos and watching others’.

About the author

Jawaria

A media communications student at NUST. An aspiring journalist, filmmaker, entrepreneur and the list goes on.. Sky is the limit I believe. Dreams are what keep me moving on with life and motivate me to look upon the world with a newer perspective every other day.. and to live life to its fullest. Travel and photography are one of the many passions I possess.

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