Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

This page here contains answers to commonly-asked questions about Please take the time to read through these FAQs below before requesting images or posting images or comments. For more information you can also check our Community Guidelines. If you still have some questions after reviewing this information please use the Feedback Form to contact us.


Frequently Asked Questions

» What Is A Snapshot?
What defines a "snapshot"? A snap or a snapshot is an informal photograph taken quickly, typically with a small handheld camera or mobile phone. You can request a snapshot for fun or practical purposes. Here you can request a snapshot of absolutely anything or you can respond to any request by posting snapshots of things that where requested.
» Is This Site Free To Use? is completely free. Anybody can brows and view all the content. To request snapshots or post snapshots you need to register. Registration is free and easy.
» What Snapshots I Can Request?
You can request a snapshot of anything you want or need to see. You can request a picture of some place or an object that is located at the other side of the world from you or something rare like an old coin or piece of an antique furniture. Maybe you need to locate a part when fixing something and you need to see how that part looks like. You can request a snapshot of something fun or graze, maybe a snapshot taken while Bundy jumping or first day at the job, you can ask what people had for breakfast or what they carry in their pockets. The list of what you can ask to see is endless and only limited by your imagination.
» What Type Of Snapshots I Can Post?
You can post a photo of anything that has been requested. Photo or snapshot should have been taken by you. You don’t need to be a professional photographer to post your pictures. As long as you have a camera or some sort of device that can take pictures and the pictures are reasonable quality then you can post them here. However, what better quality and more accurate the snapshot then more likely it will be voted up or chosen as a best image.
» Can I Post Snapshots Of Other People?
Please do not post close-up photos of other people or photos of people taken in private property without their permission.
» What Type Of Photos I Should Not Post?
  • Do not submit snapshots that you have not taken yourself.
  • Do not submit sexually explicit snapshots.
  • Do not submit close-ups of people without their permission.
  • Do not submit images that are taken at prohibit photography areas.
  • Do not submit any snapshots taken in private property without a consent from the owner to take or publish them.
  • Do not submit any snapshots that revealed any private information about, you, other people, businesses or organisations.
  • Do not submit images that are bad quality.
  • Do not post heavily modified images.
» What Are The Rules For Using
Please read our Community Guidelines to find out everything you need to know about using this website.
» How Do I Upload My Snapshots?
Look at this detailed tutorial how to upload images - how to post images
» Can I Request An Image That Has Already Been Requested?
We encourage not to ask for exactly the identical images. If someone has asked a snapshot of an apple then instead of staring a duplicate request of an apple you could ask for red apple or big apple or apple on the table or apple on someone’s head and so on.
» Can I Post Images To My Own Requests?
Yes, if you have requested a snapshot of something and then later on you had an opportunity to take a snapshot of that thing then everyone else who is looking to see the same thing would benefit if you share your snapshot here with others.
» What Are Tags?
Tags are similar to keywords or labels that you add to your snapshot request to make it easier to find later. You can use up to five tags with minimum requirement of one tag. Tags must be separated by comma and be in lower-case only. Here's a list of the most popular tags. List of Tags
» What Does The "Flag" Option Do?
If you come across images or image requests that are in violation of our guidelines or are very bad quality, totally off topic or accompanied by promotional text or link, click the "Flag" link. Flagged image will be hidden from the main public pages and reviewed by site moderator.
» How To Change My Profile Picture (gravatar)?

The picture that appears in user profiles can be an image or a photo uploaded from your computer or a gravatar, which means globally recognized avatar.

To use gravatar choose an option ’Show My Gravatar’ at your account settings page. You also need to upload your image or a picture to the website from where we retrieve your image using a cryptographic key based on your email address. (please be sure to use the same email address that you used to register with us) This way all the websites you trust can show your image next to your posts and your email address remains private.

Please do personalize your account with an image - whether it is image uploaded from your computer or gravatar.

» I Found Some Images Here That I Like, Can I Display These On My Website

Yes, you can freely share, distribute and publicly display all the images posted on this site as long as you give credit and link back to Read more here: Using Images

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