Where do people photograph what? Discovering patterns by geolocating images

Some initial tests to see if the geolocation of a picture has influence on its topic and distance of focus. In these examples you see very obvious differences in what people photograph on which location. The pictures here are taken from Flickr.com and represent the area around Schiphol International Airport. We will explore this further in the project, with different data sets.

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Detail: Collection of images taken from Flickr.com ordered on geolocation, revealing interesting patterns in topics that people photograph

Schiphol-fotos

Collection of images taken from Flickr.com ordered on geolocation, revealing interesting patterns in topics that people photograph

Locations of the images

Locations of the images