Geograph Knowledgebase / FAQ


I've added a question and answer to the FAQ, when will it appear?
What makes a good Geograph?
Which squares have the most pictures on Geograph?

Viewing Images

How are the recent photos on the RH side of main page generated? Is it hamsters or humans?
Can I subscribe to a square and receive a notification when new photos are added to it?

Reusing Geograph Content

I'm an artist and would like to use a scene from a geograph in a painting. Is that acceptable?
Can I use a Geograph-er's text along with their pictures?

Photo Contributors

I've had a complaint about one of my pictures. What should I do?
How do I delete my account? no photos submitted
Any rule about cloning out? Should one blurr out faces of people in the photo? What about ugly wires, aerials?
Has any of my pictures ever featured as the front page picture?
Can I use someone else's text in my description?
How do i close my account?
Where do I find squares where points are available?
I'm a competitive pub (trigpoint, peacock, door knocker...) collector. Is there a specific leaderboard for me?

Photo Contributors :: Contributing

How can I improve a photo?
Is there a way to enter latitude and longitude directly when submitting?
How can I take better photos?
Is there a way to enter latitude and longitude directly when submitting?

Points and Moderation

Is there a table of how many new points I acquire per month?
Are all photo's taken outside of a grid square "cross-grids"?
I've had a photo made a 'supplemental' - what does that mean?
Is there a list of all the squares that I got personal points for?

Finding way in the forum

I've got a picture of an insect (plant, pillbox, locomotive...). Can you help identify it for me?

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