Instructions for Using Google Drive to Share Images

To submit your images via the web, you can use the same Google account that you use for Gmail. If you are not already a Gmail user, you will need to create a Google user account.

First, have your images ready on your computer and know where to find them.
Then, log into your Gmail/Google user account:
  1. In the upper right area of the gmail Google page, next to the search bar, you should see a grid of nine squares
  2. Click on that and in the menu that pops out, select the icon labeled “Drive”
  3. This will open a new window, with a page titled “My Drive”
  4. Select the red button on the left labelled “new”
  5. In the menu that pops out, select “file upload”
  6. This will open up a window on your computer that will allow you to select the image file
  7. Select the image you want to upload and click the blue “open” button on the lower right of the window
  8. You will see a progress box on the lower right of your drive:  1 upload complete
  9. Select the name of the file in the progress box.
  10. In the window that opens, select the three vertical dots on the far right at the top of that window, which have a rollover labelled “more actions”
  11. In the menu that pops out, select the item “Share”
  12. In the window that pops out, select “Get Shareable Link”
  13. In the revised window, see the link and make sure the pulldown is set to “anyone with link can view”
  14. Copy this link onto your clipboard or somewhere you can find it again.
  15. Paste this link into your submission.