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Christina's LIS Rant
Wednesday, December 05, 2007
  Hey cool, picture chosen for schmap
So apparently Schmap is a set of travel guides that take Yahoo maps and Flickr pictures and mash them up. My picture of the Chamberlain Observatory was selected for the new Denver travel guide.

These things are pretty nifty. And this is another reason to use a creative commons license :)
 
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One of mine was selected for D.C.! Also shows the power of just placing photos online.
 
Yay! Yes, they've used a couple of my things for DC and Toronto now. The DC photo was from a scan of a 20 year old photo. :) Weird.

I also had an online community news source use a photo from Toronto for an obituary.

The inner tubes and Creative Commons rocks!

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Uh? What's different about your comments box? Hope this works.
 
I never got an e-mail that you all had commented... very strange. I logged it to post something else and it told me I had some comments awaiting moderation...
 
Schmap picked up one of my San Francisco pics for their guide a few months ago. I thought it was a strange pick, but very cool.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/tmvogel/66300954/
 
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