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The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a space-based satellite navigation system that provides location and time information in all weather, anywhere on or near the Earth, where there is an unobstructed line of sight to four or more GPS satellites.

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Is it possible to turn off the GPS on the 6D when its main switch is set to off?

While the built in GPS in the 6D is wonderful to have, it drains the battery in a matter of days if left enabled. This is of course expected, but the GPS continues to update the position when the ...
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Create a track from gps data

How can I create a track or path from a bunch of geotagged photos? I use OS 10.9 and Lightroom 5 but could not find a plugin to do that. I mean to create a .gpx file or another format that can be read ...
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Are there any alternative GPS modules for the Pentax k30 than the O-GPS1?

Are there any alternative GPS modules for the Pentax k30 than the O-GPS1?
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Is there a GUI application to quickly geotag photos / run exiftool with multiple parameters?

In my workflow, I typically have a folder with photos taken on a certain date. I need to geotag them (embed GPS coordinates in metadata), the coordinates themselves come from a GPX file or need to be ...
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Recommended driverless GPS loggers?

There are a bunch GPS loggers out there, but a good portion need software to download the data onto a computer. Some of the software is Windows-only, but others are Mac-compatible (what I need). ...
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What software can I use to show the position and arc use for an image on a map? [duplicate]

I've recently bought a GPS for my camera and am trying to make the most of it. I've used the basic functions in Lightroom to show my images on a map, tag the city etc, but what I really want is ...
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How can I create a map with GPS data from EXIF?

I've been taking photos all over the country last year and now I want to create a map with all the places I've been. Luckily all my photos are geotagged which makes the whole process easier. The main ...
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How do I use Google Maps GPS data in Adobe Bridge/Photoshop?

I would like to begin adding GPS data to my photographs. I am running Adobe Bridge and Photoshop CS6. After going on a shoot today, I found the location on Google Maps and copied the coordinates, ...
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Will a Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver will work with a Canon T3 / EOS 1100D?

I own a Canon T3 / EOS 1100D. I see that a GP-E2 GPS Receiver works with a T4i but I was was wondering if anyone knows if it will work with a T3 and why or why not? Does the T4i have a certain ...
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What does GPSInfoIFDPointer 5438 mean?

What is the meaning of GPSInfoIFDPointer in an image's EXIF meta data? Just found a "spec-type" description about "a set of tags ...", but have no idea what that is supposed to mean. Especially the ...
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Why are high-end compacts still shipping without GPS?

All the major high-end[*] compact point-and-shoots have been refreshed recently: Panasonic DMC-LX7 / Leica D-Lux 6 Sony DSC-RX100 Olympus XZ-2 Nikon P7700 Canon G15 None of them have GPS built in. ...
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Canon GP-E2 GPS error on Canon 7d

I started using a GPS logger on my 7D during a trip and had great luck in the first couple days. Halfway during the trip, the camera would completely freeze and display an error. This would happen ...
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Canon GPS Receiver GP-E2 placement on Canon 7D

My understanding is that the GP-E2 will work on the Canon 7D as long as it has the new firmware and connects via USB. Does this mean that it does not need to be on the hotshoe and I can use a flash ...
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What caused incorrect geotagging of my aerial photos?

I tried to geotag my photos from my DSLR using GeoSetter software. Although I corrected the time shift (I had 16 minutes difference between camera and GPS time) I am still unable to geotag my photos ...
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How can I use an Android smartphone as GPS to geotag my photos?

I have recently bought an Android smartphone and I would like to use the integrated GPS to geo-tag my photos. Does anyone have any experience doing that? (Which GPS logging app to use, with what ...
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What do you do with your camera clock time in relation to time zones?

I live in the UK and spend most of my time here, apart from a short trip abroad once or sometimes twice a year. This Sunday just gone we switched from GMT to BST, so our clocks went forward one ...
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Is there any software which displays geotagging plus compass data visualizations?

I was eyeing Pentax's new GPS hotshoe accessory for geotagging photos and noticed it also includes a digital compass and will record the camera direction as well as latitude & longitude. That got ...
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For a point-and-shoot travel camera, what features matter the most?

For a GPS-enabled point-and-shoot camera mainly to be used when traveling and hiking, what specific features or criteria can be used to narrow the field of possible cameras? Ideally this camera would ...
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Can you use the built-in flash in a Canon EOS 450D with a hot shoe GPS geo-tagger?

As far as I can see, the answer is no, the flash cannot open if anything, is plugged on the hot shoe of a Canon EOS 450D: Can anyone confirm that I wouldn't be able to use something like the Jobo ...
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How do I work with multiple timezones and GPS logging?

I'm embarking on a trip across Europe in a few weeks. I have a QStarz GPS logger that I intend to use to log the trip and I will use the tools built into Aperture to geotag my photos when I return. ...
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Can I improve GPS reception with my Fuji F550EXR? [closed]

My GPS didn't work for two and a half days. I had no GPS signal at all, even if I left the camera to search for the satellite all the time the (option 1 in the camera's menu). I was in Gran Canary ...
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How common is it for cameras to have a gyroscope?

How many cameras apart from the iPhone have a gyroscope for orientation? Am I right to assume that there is a standard way to “tag” an image with the direction the camera was pointing in, as well as ...
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Can I get GPS data into my Nikon RAW files at time of capture?

On a Nikon DSLR such as the D7000 which doesn't have integrated GPS, is it possible to add some sort of accessory to the camera which will embed GPS data into the files at time of capture? I see a ...
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Aperture metadata preset with location

I like to include location data in my photos, but none of my cameras have GPS built-in. Since I shoot in a lot of the same locations (home, the park, my parent’s house), I was hoping I could create a ...
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Where, oh where, are the GPS Point-and-shoot cameras?

"Geotagging" has been around for a number of years now. Why haven't the major camera producers (Canon, Nikon, etc.) gotten around to installing internal GPS systems in their point-and-shoot cameras to ...
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What can you do with embedded GPS locally?

The Sony Alpha SLT-A55 made its way to me and it has a built-in GPS. Each photo is marked with its GPS coordinates, elevation and orientation. I am aware that if I upload such a photo to Picasa or ...
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What GPS would you recommend for geo-tagging?

I do quite a lot of photowalks and I'd like to geo-tag my RAW (CR2) files from my Canon 500D. I'm currently considering the following options: Use my iPhone 3GS with an application like Geotag that ...