Supercharged Road Trip Photo Album

Dave Ward
on July 28, 2010

After taking a road trip, most people are less than eager to develop their photos (or download them). A select few may download them and post them to their blog or flickr. But only Dave Ward has used Tableau Public to create an interactive "see what I saw when I was here" app. Click into the image below to link out to the live viz.


How'd he do that- Photo album

This is not as hard as it is awesome. First, Dave created a webpage for each day of his roadtrip with the images and text he wanted to show for each one. Most importantly, he edited their urls to follow a predictable pattern. In other words, the page with photos of Day 1 is That way, he could write the hyperlink action as, so it updates with each click. This makes me want to take a road trip.