Geograph Knowledgebase / FAQ


What makes a good Geograph?
Why are you introducing Geographical Context?

Viewing Images

The search interface seem complicated, where can I find a simple introduction?
I've spotted a mistake. What should I do?

Photo Contributors

Why must I agree to allow commercial use of my image?
What is an ITT?
Can new items be added to the subject list?
Does Geograph accept interior photographs?
How do I get a list of my photos as a CSV?
Can I change the category of photos submitted a year or more ago?
What does 'not yet allocated' mean on my profile?

Photo Contributors :: Contributing

Do I need to resize my photos before upload? Are there size limits?
I'd like to see what the submission process looks like before I try it out. Can you show me?
One of my shots was supplemental, I think should be a geograph.
There are too many steps in the submission process. Can I do it all in one go?
How do I choose tags for my images?
How can I take better photos?
Is there a way to enter latitude and longitude directly when submitting?

Points and Moderation

What is a Supplemental image?
I have just had my first ever Cross Grid. Why none before?
Why do only some photos get a Geograph point?
Do you accept photos taken beneath a named square, e.g. mines, culverts bunkers etc?
Is it possible to get a point for a "supplemental"?
Are all photo's taken outside of a grid square "cross-grids"?
family snap
I've had a photo made a 'supplemental' - what does that mean?
Why have I gained an extra point without uploading a picture?

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