Holiday Snaps - Part One: Sharing your Pictures
Taking a camera with you on holidays is a must.
Sure, the experience of the holiday and spending time with your family and friends is the priority.
However, imagine returning home to possibly forget many of the things that you did and saw.
In this 5-Part series, we cover Sharing your holiday Pics, transferring your pictures off your
camera, packing your Camera bag - we then finish off with a list of Cameras that are popular right now...
for you and the kids.
In this 5-Part Series we discuss...
* Sharing your Holiday Photos (this article)
* Transferring your travel Pic's
* Packing your Camera Gear ready for traveling
* What to look for when buying a Camera
* Our recommended Camera's for you and the Kids
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Part 1 - Photo Sharing
Imagine you take the family on a holiday, you take loads of pictures and on your return (or even on during your holiday)
you want to share them with your friends and family. There are literally dozens of photo sharing websites available for
you to upload your photos to and share them around.
Firstly, you could just use Facebook to create Albums and share your pictures with your family and friends.
However, to categorise and group your pictures together in a more uniform manner, our favorite online photo-sharing
Flickr is our favorite Photo-Sharing website. It is easy to use, easy to upload and edit photos. Flickr Free allows up to
1 Terabyte of storage (200Mb per photo, 1 Gb per video). After that there is subscription pricing; named Ad Free
@ $49.99 per year. Doublr includes 2 terabytes of storage.
500px is a really nice photo-sharing website.
500px has 3 programs; Free, Awesome and Plus.
Photobucket is is a really nice looking and easy to use Photo-Sharing website. It is fun and easy to use, upload and edit photos for Free. It is free to upload your pictures until the threshold of 2Gb per month. Click here to sign up.
If you are a Google user, you may wish to use Picasa. It is a nice photo-sharing website/application.
Click here to take a look and download Picasa.
Everyone knows Instagram. It is possibly the biggest photo-sharing site at the moment - at least used by celebrities and personalities to share their pictures. It shares photos, videos and works with social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr.
Create an Account and Start taking and sharing pictures. Instagram allows users to take pictures and videos, apply digital filters to them and then to share them.
* Please Remember: when it comes to Photography, people have very different tastes and varying views on what is appropriate. Whichever photo-sharing website you choose to use, you may wish to change the default settings to 'moderate', 'safe' or 'adult content hidden' (whatever the term used within your desired photo sharing website). Otherwise, you may not like what you see.