Brussels (outer ring)
Eric Fischer has made a very innovative use of Flickr, by creating the Geotaggers' World Atlas
. Essentially, the atlas works by creating a density plot of geolocations from Flickr, so as to present on a map the locations where the most photos get taken. The five most photographed cities were (probably unsurprisingly) New York, London, Paris, San Francisco and Berlin. Brussels
comes in at #36, between Florence and Istanbul. The original Geotaggers' World Atlas for Brussels
is quite zoomed out, including Mechelen in the north. The photo here is a cropped version just showing the city of Brussels. The obvious features: almost all the photography within Brussels is located within the central part of the inner ring, in a mist around the Grand Place, extending out to the Royal Palace, down to the Sablon and a tiny blip protruding from the inner ring down Avenue Louise. Outside the inner ring there are only two foci of photography. One is a cluster to the east, where the EU Parliament and Commission are located. The other is the mass to the north, where Atomium obviously gets a lot of attention. The are smaller patches over the National Basilica of Koekelberg to the north-west and Ixelles Lakes to the south-east, but by and large the rest of Brussels appears to be neglected.
(if you look carefully you can spot the tiny blip caused by vast numbers of kitten photos I geotagged on Flickr)