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What photo hosting site do you use and/or recommend?

Flickr
10
23%
Photobucket
4
9%
Photo.net
0
No votes
PBase
1
2%
Picturetrail
0
No votes
Smugmug
8
18%
Webshots
4
9%
photosite.com
0
No votes
Picasa
2
5%
Facebook
5
11%
I host my own photos
7
16%
Other (please reply to thread)
3
7%
 
Total votes : 44

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What Photo Hosting Sites Do You Use??

Postby ERIC » Fri Sep 22, 2006 11:49 pm

ERIC originally wrote:I want to get a list of all of the major photo hosting sites out there so I can create a poll that lists as many as possible. One of the biggest questions I'm emailed and PM'd is "what photo hosting sites do you suggest?" Well, I'm not that familiar with any of them since I usually host my own sites and album scripts; so I need your help to compile the list.

Please post below the sites you use.

Cheers!


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Postby Buck Forester » Mon Sep 25, 2006 2:46 pm

Let's see... there's Webshots, Flickr, Photobucket, Photo.net, PBase, Picturetrail, Smugmug, etc., there's a lot of them. Flickr is my favorite right now, and it's free, and Photobucket is free too, as is Webshots, although they all have upgraded options for a fee.
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Postby Rosabella » Fri Sep 29, 2006 7:45 pm

Hi Eric! I use photosite.com and I've not had any problems. Posting pictures and creating albums is pretty easy for me, so that says a lot :)
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Postby Snow Nymph » Fri Sep 29, 2006 8:42 pm

Webshots suks! :\ sorry, just how I feel about it

IF I could transfer all my photos (7 accounts x 3000 photos) I would go with SmugMug. They recently upgraded to 5,000 photos for premium members, so I can add another 2,000 to each album. I'm almost at 5,000 on my 2nd album.
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Postby Phil R » Mon Oct 30, 2006 9:24 pm

I use Webshots and agree with Snowy. But I don't have the time or desire to move my albums. I am just going to hope that some day they improve enough to make things tolerable.
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Postby Snow Nymph » Thu Nov 30, 2006 10:18 pm

Ok, I'm moving over to SmugMug. I saved the photos I used on webshots WITH captions, so once uploaded, its easy to copy. I just need time now to wait for the uploading. I'll be uploading one album each morning before work, then I can work of copying the captions later.
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Postby skywalker » Fri Dec 01, 2006 9:02 am

New to HST and saw many different photo hosting sites by reading topics here. Discovered Picasa2 by Google. They allow 250mb for free. Quality seems pretty good and Google is at the forefront of technology innovations.

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Postby Grzldvt » Mon Sep 03, 2007 11:52 pm

I use Picasa, but am not all that excited about the web side. I am a huge fan of the PC side. I love the way it organizes your photos on the PC side.
You can also go to http://www.jatol.com, purchase the low end package and setup your own photo album.
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Re: What Photo Hosting Sites Do You Use??

Postby ERIC » Mon Mar 02, 2009 11:00 pm

Think we've had enough suggestions now that I can change this thread into a poll. You can vote for up to three, and change your vote if for some reason you feel differently down the road.

Thanks for the input, gang.
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Imagebam

Postby ERIC » Tue Mar 03, 2009 8:48 am

Bulk Upload and Host Images for Free at Imagebam

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Re: What Photo Hosting Sites Do You Use??

Postby Oubliet » Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:09 pm

I've been using Snapfish.com for the past few years. I've experience no glitches with their software.

it's free, and unlimited images can be stored.

The only requirement is that you purchase at lest one print every year to keep your account active.
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Re: What Photo Hosting Sites Do You Use??

Postby Jedi5150 » Sat Jun 05, 2010 6:07 pm

I use Smugmug. In the past I've used both Flikr and Photobucket. I like that Smugmug has no limit on picture size, and for $30 dollars a year you can get a membership and post a huge amount of photos. I used to have to hassle with resizing pictures before I uploaded them to a hosting site. Now the hassle is gone.
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