Locals and Tourists #1 (GTWA #2): London

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Blue pictures are by locals. Red pictures are by tourists. Yellow pictures might be by either.

Base map © OpenStreetMap, CC-BY-SA

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  1. Eric Fischer 56 months ago | reply

    Sorry, no, I never figured out a good way to make and distribute prints.

  2. G-granch 56 months ago | reply

    look like human body's blood samples.

  3. nathanmay 55 months ago | reply

    Hi Eric, amazing! I work for London property magazine Estates Review. We would love to feature this image. Email me at nathan@wnmedia.com Such a great idea!

  4. AV.372 53 months ago | reply

    amazing work here!

  5. kontvis 52 months ago | reply

    This is a brillant idea. Please make it into a smartphone ap and make lots of money with it. I'll buy it.

  6. sameer_c 51 months ago | reply

    Precise mapping of human movement,
    the congregation patterns created,
    reflect and clarify a city.

    Thanks to Erik Fischer for my art installation :-)
    Erik- sell this stuff and reach more people- happy to share info.


  7. Buntworthy 46 months ago | reply

    How do these maps look without the lines, are the streets still so well defined?

  8. Eric Fischer 46 months ago | reply

    It depends on the place. The London map would be just about as solid with just the dots, being as heavily photographed as it is. Some other cities would look much sparser.

  9. dominijk 46 months ago | reply

    Hi Eric these are really beautiful interpretations, how do you generate them (without giving the game away). Are they individual points or do the lines thicken with the number of pictures, like a sankey type diagram?

  10. Eric Fischer 46 months ago | reply

    Thanks! In this series, the individual points are plotted as well as lines when someone took two pictures within a reasonably short time and distance of each other. When lines appear thicker, it is just because two lines that were nearly the same were drawn on top of each other.

  11. powys19 44 months ago | reply

    Watch Stratford light up next year. I'll have nigebox as my tour guide. SE1 (Southwark/Borough/Shad Thames) is a fascinating area..The Clink, Borough Market, Southwark Cathedral, Warehouses/wharves, site of Marshalsea debtors prison (where Dickens' father found himself in 1824. Became source of inspiration for 'Little Dorritt') and the utterly unmissable 'George Inn' coaching house/hostelry. Other top London sites must include The Oval, Keat's House, St. Thomas' Operating Theatre, Brixton Academy (so many good nights spent there), oh and UCL

  12. nicoatridge 42 months ago | reply

    Absolutely fabulously interesting and excellent work. Love it.

  13. mmu landscape 41 months ago | reply

    Hi great maps, im a university student looking at mapping, just out of curiosity do you have any information for cumbria in particular barrow in furness?

  14. Will-Faichney-Photography 40 months ago | reply

    Interesting to see a few tourists in Burgess Park!

  15. José Paulo da Silva Ferreira 33 months ago | reply

    The work of future
    is to change the words
    and maintain the intention.

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