40+ Resources for Photo Sharing

Photo sharing and image hosting services are extremely popular, with thousands of pictures being uploaded each minute at Flickr. While the top few competitors get most of the attention, there are plenty of options available. These services have become very valuable for website owners and bloggers as they can be integrated into your website to save some of your disk space and bandwidth. Here are over 40 options:

Flickr

Flickr screenshot

Photobucket

Photo Bucket screenshot

Picture Trail

Picture Trail screenshot

Buzznet

Buzznet screenshot

Shutterfly

Shutterfly screenshot

Dropshots

Dropshots screenshot>

SmugMug

SmugMug screensot

Fotki.com

Fotki screenshot

Zoto

Phanfare

Kodak Image Gallery

Epson Photo Center

Flukiest

PhotoWorks

Funtigo

Snapfish

BubbleShare

pxSpot

Woophy

Webshots

MyPhotoAlbum

Slide.com

Photo.net

23hq.com

Smilebox

dotPhoto

Scrapbookpictures.com

PBase.com

Picasa

Pickle

RockYou.com

Fotothing

Care2.com

Opera Mini

Album Town

MySharedPhotos

Byte Gallery

MyImageHostingImageUploads.net

iWebPhoto

Pix8.net

Photo MachinePhotoCollectionMyPicGallery

PhotoThru.com

Picture Village

myLivingTree

Saved Memories

MonkeyView

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  • TyCat, December 3, 2007

    flickr is the one for me.

  • Carl, December 3, 2007

    KoffeePhoto provides photo sharing and a neat photo backup feature.

  • Custom Koozies, December 3, 2007

    I use flickr and shutterfly

  • Jansie Blom, December 4, 2007

    wow, that’s a lot! sheesh… could you explain the advantages of using a photo sharing site for your website or blog, or whatever you wanna call it?

  • Hi Steven, thanks for this timely and wonderful resource.

    I have been looking for more image resources for my blog posts. Kudos and thumbs up!

  • Adam Donkus, December 4, 2007

    Awesome list of Photosharing sites Steven. How about Facebook for photo sharing? Flickr is were I host all my pics, but I did play around with Facebook for that as well.

  • Wayne Liew, December 4, 2007

    I use Flickr only and I should say that it is the best that I’ve used. I find the photos I used on my blog there as well since they categorize their photos with different CC license.

  • Brad, December 4, 2007

    Your dotPhoto link goes to Phanfare

  • WordPress developer, December 4, 2007

    Great list! Thx a lot :)

  • Madhur Kapoor, December 4, 2007

    Awesome list . There are many which i havent even heard of . Mainly i try Flickr and Photobucket .

  • Vandelay Design, December 4, 2007

    Jansie,
    One of the main benefits to using these services is that you aren’t using your own disk space and bandwidth. Another advantage is that some of these services, Flickr especially, have a lot of features and functions that you can easily integrate into your site/blog with little work.

    Adam,
    I don’t have much experience with Facebook, and I didn’t even think of them. How was your experience with it?

    Brad,
    Thanks for letting me know about the bad link. It’s fixed now.

  • Andrew, December 4, 2007

    And this is probably only 1/10 of the number of photo sharing sites out there!

  • Vandelay Design, December 4, 2007

    Yeah, I think you’re right Andrew. I’m kind of amazed that anyone uses those that aren’t the major competitors.

  • Utube, December 4, 2007

    They are doing some great thing. I didn’t have all the links. u gave the list. thanks for that.

  • HeavyDollars.com, December 8, 2007

    Thats useful for me. I was looking for a good list and there it is. Thank you.

  • Stumble Exchange, December 10, 2007

    Buzznet has been going waaaaay down hill lately, i am going to check out some of the others now. Thanks!

  • Martin from photobucket, December 10, 2007

    i do use Photobucket, thanks for the article tho.

  • Micheal, December 11, 2007

    Awesome List but missed out a few Amazing sites like
    http://www.pic27.com — Provides Free image hosting service
    http://www.uploadhut.com — Upload files

  • rebecca, December 22, 2007

    Anyone heard about http://www.photogiga.com ?

  • craig, January 29, 2008

    There’s also http://www.yetanotherimagehost.com/ who give free hosting for up to 15 images :)

  • Cuttie, March 4, 2009

    I think you can add Joomeo (http://www.joomeo.com) to this impressive list.

    For me, probably the best “soft like” web based online photo sharing website.

  • Karen, November 21, 2009

    There is a new photo sharing site @ http://www.theeasyview.com It’s surprisingly simple and easy to use. You can conveniently upload, store, and share all your photos on the site. It has an auto image gallery in which you can place text descriptions to each photo as well as adding security passwords for each album or profile link. Give it a try. I did and I love it!

  • sara cook, July 13, 2011

    There is one I use for ebay allot and it works well for me here it is http://www.hogpic.com

  • sara cook, July 13, 2011

    here is one http://www.hogpic.com