From overseas tourist destinations to your own neighbourhood, there are beautiful spots to photograph all over the world. This interactive map shows you where people are taking pictures worldwide.
Photographer Mike Wong created the tool using APIs from photo community 500px. The site is an interactive heatmap that points you to various hotspots where you can browse photos and data about the photos. At Reddit, Wong explained:
I love travelling and finding new spots to photograph, and therefore I’m often scrolling aimlessly through Google Maps. A few weeks ago, I thought that it would be interesting to see where and when other photographers were taking photos, so I decided to create a small website that shows exactly that.
The website also includes a slider where you can filter photos by the month they were taken. Wong says since the tool is new, it only includes data from December and January, but since it updates the data daily, it will grow with time. He’s also planning to create categories so you can filter by nature shots, street shots and so on.
To check the site out for yourself, head to the links below.