Month: December 2011

Do You Panoramio ?

I have changed. There was a time when I didn’t want to put my hard-won images on the web and ‘give’ them away. I still feel the same way about someone stealing my images and not even giving any attribution. For my ‘work’ images, I just don’t want them being used at all except where I put them. Notwithstanding what I want, at least a couple of times a week I look in the analytics program on our ‘work’ site and see a link that someone has clicked. And that link originates with an image of mine that someone has ‘used’ on their site. I realise it can benefit our site to have a link back – but still… But What About Panoramio? The thing is that this ‘not wanting to give images away’ attitude was how I felt about Google’s Panoramio. Which is pretty lop-sided considering that I look at the images that other people have posted there. But whatever I used to think, I think it no longer, and now I have joined …