Let’s Paint a Picture of the Philippine Floods [Crowd-sourcing]

by Ka Edong on August 7, 2012

Hi. As I write, we have hundreds of thousands of Filipinos affected by the rainfall of August 7, 2012.

If you’re at home wondering how you can help, you can start here: http://bit.ly/PhilFloods2012Info

So many ways to help, all you need to do is want to help.

Here’s one way to help: Let’s paint a picture of the Philippine Floods. With all the photos flying around on facebook, twitpic, instagram, it would be awesome if we could consolidate the visual information and create a map of what’s happening in the Philippines.

From your desktop:

1. Go to www.panoramio.com 

Panoramio.com

Panoramio.com

2. Create an account. After creating an account, click on “Upload your photos” on the right side below your profile photo.

1 Click Upload photos under your avatar

1 Click Upload photos under your avatar

3. Click Upload Photos button.

Click Upload Photos button

Click Upload Photos button

4. Select photo to upload, update the title with location, date and time

Select photo to upload, update the title with location date time

Select photo to upload, update the title with location date time

5. Click “Map this photo”, then use search if needed

Map this photo, use search if needed

Map this photo, use search if needed

6. Click Done . Your photo will appear under the “Recent” Tab when you zoom into the area you tagged.

Click Done

Click Done

 

From your Smartphone, Download the app and use:

Let’s see where this goes.
edWIN

 

Comments

  • Great tutorial for a map and a very timely one at that. Graphic design and other visually-inclined disciplines can also be used to help people during calamities like this one.

    • ka_edong

      cool

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