Google Maps to Find Nearest Flickr Photo

This utility uses Google Maps to find Flickr photos near to a location you define on a map. Therefore, you can find photos that are from a particular area of the earth.


How to Use

  1. Zoom and pan the map to find an area of interest
  2. Click on the map to specify a location
  3. Wait while photos from that area load and are then displayed above the map. Click again to do more searches and so on

Further Uses and Ideas

  • Allow photos to be clickable to redirect to that page on Flickr

Relevant Links

Flickr API Services

Version History

  • Version 1 (22/10/2008) - Version 1
  • Version 2 (07/12/2010) - Implement Google Maps API V3
  • Version 2 (07/12/2010) - Photos are now clickable

Comments For This Page

Thanks for this.
On 14th March 2016
Simple and brilliant. Add a search bar on the map for easier navigation.

By Dipen on 10th August 2012

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