Adding photos to a shared album on Lensmob is as simple as sending an email. Lensmob photo albums come with an email address, that you pick, and any photos emailed to that address are automatically added to the album. Lensmob makes it easy for anyone to contribute and simplifies the collection of all photos taken at a group event (e.g. Birthday Party, Wedding, etc.). Lensmob doesn't require people to create accounts or install an application, this makes it easier for more people to participate in shared albums. Try it out.
Lensmob doesn't force people to create an account or install an application in order to add photos to a shared album. This simplicity increases the chances that people will add photos and results in more complete shared photo albums.
Yes, if you log in to your Lensmob account you can upload photos in bulk to an album.
The album owner has complete control over what photos are in a Lensmob photo album. For example, the album owner could remove a blurry photo that was added to an album by another person.
Yes, you can download an export of all photos, in their original format, from an album that you belong to.
Only people with a link to the photo album will be able to view the photos submitted. The album owner will have full control over what photos appear in the album.
The Lensmob team were frustrated by how difficult it was to create a shared photo album of an event (e.g. birthday party, group trip, wedding, etc.). They realized that many photo services required users to create accounts or install applications before they could contribute photos. These onerous requirements reduce the likelihood of people contributing photos to a shared album. Adding photos to a shared album on Lensmob is as simple as sending an email.
Facebook is focused on the sharing of content with people that are closely connected on Facebook. Lensmob allows people to create shared photo albums together regardless of how they are connected on social networks. For example, all the attendees at a birthday party may not be connected on Facebook but they would still like to build a shared photo album together, Lensmob allows them to easily do so.
Lensmob uses Gravatar to obtain profile pictures based on a user's email address. You may have created a Gravatar profile picture while using another Internet service. If Gravatar doesn't have a profile picture for a user we display a placeholder image.
Lensmob is currently a free product.
Lensmob was created by three friends who met while working together at Yelp. You can learn more about the team here.
Bryan was born and raised in County Laois, Ireland. He studied Computer Science at University College Dublin. In 2000 he moved to San Francisco, CA and was a software engineer on the launch teams of both Hotwire and Zillow. In 2007 he joined Yelp and served as Director, Business & Revenue Products and International Products.
Rhett is a life-long Californian who cut his programming chops writing TI-Basic in grade school and had his first web job in 1996. He graduated with a Computer Science degree from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 2004. As an intern and later a software engineer with Hewlett-Packard, Rhett worked on the High-Availablility Clustering application, Serviceguard. In 2006 Rhett joined Yelp as a software engineer working on credit card processing, billing and ad networks. Later as an engineering manager, Rhett led the Infrastructure team working on performance and site-reliability projects.
Neil has been playing around with computers since he was 4 years old when he received his first computer, a Commodore 64. In 2000, he graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Computer Engineering. He was a Senior Software Engineer at Liquid Audio and he ran his own consulting company for 4 years. Most recently he was an early engineer and VP of Engineering at Yelp. Neil enjoys finding new restaraunts, traveling in Asia and working in start up environments.
Effective on January 5, 2013
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