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Open source? Creative Commons? What's that all about?
How do I send private emails
How do I find the location for an image
Why are you introducing Geographical Context?

Viewing Images

Why can I only get to page 20 of search results?
Can I subscribe to a square and receive a notification when new photos are added to it?

Photo Contributors

What are my legal rights when taking photographs?
I have licensed a larger size than I intended, what should I do?
I entered the wrong date in the "date taken" field before submitting. Can I change it?
Where can I find the reference number of a photo?
How do I delete a photo sent in by error?
How long does a photograph stay pending?
Can I change my name to a pseudonym on a submission ?
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?
How do I add a shared description to a submited photo?
How do i close my account?
How do I get a list of my photos as a CSV?
How can I retrieve pictures from Geograph to replace those lost from my home computer?
Can I change the category of photos submitted a year or more ago?
What does 'not yet allocated' mean on my profile?
Where do I find squares where points are available?

Photo Contributors :: Contributing

Can I submit a photo taken by someone else e.g. a friend?
What's the ideal size for an image submitted to Geograph?
I'd like to see what the submission process looks like before I try it out. Can you show me?
Can I upload pictures I have inherited from a deceased relative?
One of my shots was supplemental, I think should be a geograph.
How do I drag multiple images into the multi-upload tool?
There are too many steps in the submission process. Can I do it all in one go?
I have an interesting old photograph/postcard, can I submit it to Geograph?
How accurate do I have to locate photos to submit to Geograph?
Is there a way to enter latitude and longitude directly when submitting?
My connection is slow. Can I upload while I'm away and fill in the details later?

Points and Moderation

How do I get a Geograph point for my image?
What are TPoints, how do they work?
I have just had my first ever Cross Grid. Why none before?
Why do only some photos get a Geograph point?

Finding way in the forum

How are contributions scored in the Photo of the Week \ Year competitions?
What is the Photo of the Week \ Year competition?

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