All Photos on a Zoomable Map


Back when we launched a new visualization of all photos on a map, a lot of people asked to make this map zoomable – this is what we tried to do and here is the result.

You can find the experiment in our playground (not anymore, please read the update below). Please note: this is an early demostration and might be a bit slow – we just wanted to have it online to see its performance and get some intitial feedback from you, our dear community. Thanks!

Update: Due to some performance issues we’ve put the experiment down again. We will resolve these issues and put it online again, we just don’t want this to affect the performance of the site. Thanks for your nice feedback so far – happy to see you like it!

written by recurving on 2011-01-03 in #news


  1. jaalvarez
    jaalvarez ·

    Great !!! I like it !!!

  2. emilios
    emilios ·


  3. brommi
    brommi ·

    I love this new map!! ;)

  4. recurving
    recurving ·

    And how is the speed? Is it loading fast?

  5. jaalvarez
    jaalvarez ·

    The speed is good ... well I think this !!

  6. tallgrrlrocks
    tallgrrlrocks ·

    Hey, what a cool feature! So far, the speed is okay.

  7. disdis
    disdis ·

    coool! That's a great guide!

  8. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·


  9. ck_berlin
    ck_berlin ·


  10. erinwoodgatesphotography
    erinwoodgatesphotography ·

    its great! worked perfectly and not slow at all for me :)

  11. woosang
    woosang ·

    Cool toy. Like it.

  12. sergio_m
    sergio_m ·

    Awesome! now everybody knows where to travel!

  13. singleelderly
    singleelderly ·

    It's very nice! And the speed is ok. : )
    (And amazing to find my photos inside. Just like treasure hunt. haaaa!)

  14. maneke
    maneke ·


  15. recurving
    recurving ·

    @all: sorry we had to deactivate this feature – testing it with all of you showed us the speed bottlenecks. We are working on those and bring it back again, no worries!

  16. rav_bunneh
    rav_bunneh ·

    Wicked! Now we just need to cover the entire planet in red! Lomo The World!

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