Best Photo Sharing & Storage Sites

Digitization is growing at a rapid speed and so are most of devices, be it cameras or smartphones or tablets are full of pictures, distributed, disorganized and hard to find and share.

Snapping moments and seizing memories is probably easier if we consider sharing and uploading the same pictures on the web. There are so many options offered that makes it hard to choose from. However, the best ones are those that keep your photos safe and secure, ready for prompt sharing, and consolidate them in galleries, offers editing tools and lot of space for storage.

We have thus compiled a list of best photo sharing sites that are ideal for you.

SmugMug

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SmugMug has been a perfect photo sharing site has been around for some time now. Although not new, the site has never caused any distress to its users as it keeps having a face lift and modernizing itself with new features, modern designs and sharper tools. The site permits storage of unrestricted number photos with an option of getting them printed straight from the site. The site design is the uncontaminated of all with pretty refined privacy controls. However the only drawback is that the site charges for their services.

Photobucket

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The unrestricted version of this fascinating and good looking photo sharing site provides 2GB storage for photos which can easily houses thousands of pictures. The media management site for photos and videos, Photobucket offers plentiful collection of editing tools with a modest, easy-to-use interface. The site emphasis more on sharing pictures on social media. The site permits creating cool video mash-ups and slideshows using the pictures. However, Photobucket is not an ideal site for professional photographers as it does not do justice with hi-resolution images.

Instagram

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The introduction of this popular photo networking site heightened the trend of selfie movement. This free photo sharing site permits to share remarkable pictures with your friends, family and public as well. For smart phones, the app is available for both android and iOS. With time the service has gained the honour of being the one of best photo sharing sites in the world. The app helps you to learn photography.

Deviant Art

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This site can be more fittingly described as an art gallery than a photo sharing site. Users can visit the various chats rooms and forums for active discussions. The site is more appropriate for ones who prefer editing their pictures with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, an ideal place to mingle with artists and art lovers through creating and sharing art.

500px

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This photo community website permits discovering, buying, sharing, and selling your photos. Professionals can sell their business here by marketing their work for selling. The websites is slickly designed featuring outstanding photography where pictures can be imported from Facebook, Instagram, Dropbox and more. Users can choose categories they are like and can also browse through plenty of themes like Street, Abstract, or Journalism.

Picture courtesy- instantcamera101.com, slashgear.com, huffingtonpost.com, sftcdn.net, resourcemagonline.com


by techtalks @TechTalks September 11, 2015 2:54 PM UTC

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