How can I make my photo uploads go faster?

The easiest way to make your photo uploads go faster is to downsize your photos before uploading.

  1. Using your favorite desktop photo software (Picasa, iPhoto etc.), select the photos you want to upload, and export them to a folder on your desktop.  Usually the Export commands are in the File menu.
  2. During the export process, choose a small or medium size, and make sure you keep location information!
  3. Once you’re done with the export, upload the smaller photos.

You’ll be surprised how much faster your uploads will be, and most of the time you won’t notice the quality difference.