Sharing photos privately via Google Photos is easier, according to Google blog post.
In December, Google launched direct sharing to make it easy to share one-off photos and videos in Google Photos by adding them to an ongoing, private conversation in the app. This capability was added to shared albums. Now, when sharing an album, the default option will be to share with a specific person or people via their Google account.
Users will still have the option to share albums in Google Photos via a link in an email, text, or blog.