a picture is sometimes worth less than a word...
Sometimes a picture, especially one of mine, is not as informative as it should be...
Having said that the digital photo sent by e-mail is a State Specialist's friend! I can't begin to estimate the number of insect problems I've diagnosed remotely via this method.
They also are invaluable in blogs and weekly listserves to point out potential insect symptoms. Check out the photo of soybean aphid molted exoskeletons in the field (or not....)
There are also a number of sites that now take photos from specific locations and overlay them over a larger view of the same location - not sure if this is exactly the same as a mashup, but certainly similar. Check out Imagelinka at: