New York Is the Most Photographed City in the World

Ever wondered what city attracts the most photographers? This heat map may have the answer. On Google’s Sightsmap feature, geolocation tools pinpoint where user-uploaded images to the Panoramio photo-sharing site were taken, and show the rankings via a color-coded display on a global map. Though European cities popular with travelers like Rome and Barcelona make up most of the top 10 list (which is displayed with markers on the map), New York City is No. 1. As Mashable notes, although a similar map recently released by Instagram largely differs from Google’s, The Big Apple is still the top location for amateur photography around the globe according to their stats as well …

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