Our API directory now includes 203 photo APIs. The newest is the Getty Images Connect API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Flickr API. We list 600 Flickr mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of photo APIs.
Along with the rapid growth of video APIs, the marketplace of photo-related APIs continues to expand rapidly. Since we looked at 36 Photo APIs earlier this year, we’ve added nearly a dozen new ones, and there are now 47 APIs tagged “photo” in our web service directory.
Most people don’t realize how many popular photo services like Flickr, Smugmug and Picasa offer web APIs. In this overview, we’ll take a look at the breadth and power of currently available photo APIs and the types of photo mashups developers are building with them.
Just a quick note on a couple of new APIs recently added to the API database:
Pepper: This API creates an open framework on top of Shaun Inman’s well regarded web site metrics and reporting product Mint. (Side note: Shaun is one of the speakers at next month’s sold-out workshop The Future of Web Apps taking [...]
Variety of new mashups added which brings the site’s listing up to 40. And these latest tend to reinforce the view that mapping is currently the most common form of “mashing-up”.
Trulia: Allows you to see real estate listings plotted on Google Maps.
Pixagogo: Uses Google Maps to geographically place pictures from the Pixagogo online photo service. [...]