What's a Google Trusted Photographer? It's google training and certification of how to shoot 360 images that can be used on Google place pages for businesses. Google is building a group of independent photographers world wide that can shot 360 images that can be added to the little business marker pins on google maps. Here's how to become a Google Trusted Photographer.
Marc in Detroit was asking me today about doing 360s in general and about becoming a trusted photographer so he could do 360s for businesses to go on google maps. Here is what I told Marc:
Google started the Trusted Photographer program well over a year ago so there has been a 21 month old discussion thread on the PFRE flickr forum. The thread indicates that the Trusted Photographer program is not in all locations and it's not widely understood or participated in.
Is there anyone out there that is participating in the Google Trusted Photographer program? If so how is it working for you?