There are three ways to upload photos to Geni:
Advanced Photo Uploader
You can upload 40 photos at a time with the Advanced Photo Uploader.
Simple Photo Uploader
You can use this to upload a small number of photos.
Add Photo Silhouette
You can upload a profile photo by clicking on the 'add photo' silhouette on a node or a profile.
Photo Details Page
After you upload photos (Advanced or Simple only?) you will see the photo details page. On this page you can tag the photos, choose which album (new or existing), add descriptions.