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Realtors, is your city photographed more by locals or tourists?

Local photography

We came across an interesting photo set featured by travel website Hipmunk that shows on a map occurrences of local photography versus tourist photography (likely based on the city the user indicated as their hometown in their profile versus the location of the image taken).

We like the idea of featuring these maps on your own real estate blog to show which areas of your cities are tourist areas or to highlight the most highly photographed features of your area, or even simply show your city through an alternative lens.

The maps are created from data on geotagged photos and Hipmunk encourages people to “Discover what cities are almost entirely photographed by tourists and discover new places to photograph that only the locals know about — you’ll likely be surprised…”

Cities featured in the set

Eric Fisher featured many American cities amongst other international cities.

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  1. Anaheim
  2. Anchorage
  3. Atlanta
  4. Austin
  5. Baltimore
  6. Birmingham
  7. Boston
  8. Boulder
  9. Buffalo
  10. Chapel Hill and Durham
  11. Charleston
  12. Chicago
  13. Cleveland
  14. Dallas
  15. Denver
  16. Detroit
  17. Honolulu
  18. Houston
  19. Indianapolis
  20. Kansas City
  21. LA & Pasadena
  22. Las Vegas
  23. Memphis
  24. Miami Beach
  25. Milwaukee
  26. Minneapolis
  27. Nashville
  28. New Orleans
  29. New York City
  30. Odessa
  31. Oklahoma City
  32. Orlando
  33. Philadelphia
  34. Phoenix
  35. Pittsburgh
  36. Portland
  37. Raleigh
  38. Reno
  39. Salt Lake City
  40. San Antonio
  41. San Diego
  42. San Francisco
  43. San Jose
  44. Santa Monica/ West LA
  45. Seattle
  46. St. Augustine
  47. St. Louis
  48. Tucson
  49. Washington, D.C.

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