Monday, March 1, 2021

The RootsTech Connect 2021 Mosaic Photograph - Updated!

 RootsTech Connect 2021 invited attendees to add their thumbnail photograph to a large mosaic photograph with thousands I(?) of photographs.  When I submitted my photo, the mosaic was only about 5% full.  Now it is 100% full.  

The photo is at

Here is the mosaic of the world and the personal thumbnails appear when you zoom into the photograph:

The first time I opened this, I zoomed in and my photograph was right in the middle of it as I zoomed in:

I'm in the 4th row from the bottom of the image above (but not the whole mosaic image) and about in the middle of the image above. 

I just spent 15 minutes trying to find myself again without success!  Maybe I can use some of the thumbnails that stand out (like the person in the second row with a multi-color circle) to find myself again.  

UPDATE:  I finally found where the image above was located - off the southwest coast of England on the map.

I've found at least five places with my image now on the map with help from friends and time spent perusing the map:

*  off the southwest coast of England  (thank you, Christine M.!)

*  two photos west of Chicago, Illinois (thank you, George Crabb!)

*  at the bottom left in the first N of "CONNECT" (thank you, Marie Cooke Beckman!)

*  on the lower left edge of the green minaret on the right side of the Kremlin in Moscow

*  in the right leg of the second level of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.  


Disclosure:  I am a RootsTech Connect 2021 Ambassador and have committed to providing regular publicity about the conference.  I have received free registration, snacks, meals and other benefits from FamilySearch over the 11 years of RootsTech.

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Christine M. said...

Randy, I actually found 2 pictures of you in there, one just southwest of England & one in the middle of the US.

Marian B. Wood said...

And I recognized some other genies on the original photo, with you at the very center. Glad you captured this point-in-time photo mosaic as it developed!

Cassmob (Pauleen) said...

Randy, the young lad in the coloured RootsTech circle is Daniel from Ireland. @danielsgenealogy on twitter.

Randy Seaver said...

Christine M., thank you - you found the first one I found but haven't seen since. Easy once you know where to look. I now have at least 5 photos (the same one) in the mosaic. I suspect that happened a lot.

Pauleen - thank you for IDing Daniel - I've seen him at least 4 times in the mosaic.

I think it was Laila Christensen that said she was just above me in the original image I showed above.

Randy Seaver said...

I was wrong - it was Margaret Ann Tull who said she was just above me. Memo to Randy: Consult resource before putting fingers in motion!