Questions tagged [geotagging]

The storing of photographer's geographic coordinates in image metadata.

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How does Google photos (almost correctly) determine the location of photos

I uploaded some photos to Google photos that were taken by a very old digital camera that does not have GPS or location capability. Yet Google photos was able to determine correct city in which the ...
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Is GIMP allow to add or change geo-tag localization in Exif data? Is there any plugin for that?

do you know is it possible to change or add geo-tag localization in Exif data of .JPG photos? Is there any plugin for that? I cannot find any clear answer is it possible from the graphical application ...
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How to save geotag photos in pdf format

I geotag photos in but accidentally save in jpeg format. Is there a way to save the geotag photos to pdf format? with the details on it?
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How to copy location info from nearby photos?

I often take pictures back and forth between my iPhone and Nikon DSLR while hiking. The iPhone stores location information. The Nikon does not. For example, I may have photos like: pic1.nef @ 1:30 ...
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How to determine whether a coordinate is inside a geotagged image?

I have a JPEG image with Exif data that I can use to get latitude, longitude, altitude. How can I determine whether a coordinate (latitude, longitude, altitude) is inside or outside the above image?
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How to use Google Location History to geotag photos?

Google know where we are 24/7. If my camera does not have built-in GPS, but I would like to geotag my photos, is it possible to use the location history to automatically tag photos with my GPS ...
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DIY Canon GPS Receiver with Arduino

I would like to geotag my photos taking on a Canon EOS Rebel T4i. However, I would like to avoid paying $300+ for the Canon GPS receiver, so I thought maybe I would use an Arduino and a GPS module (eg....
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How do I get more accurate geotags with the GPS logging feature of the Panasonic Image App on iOS?

I tried out the GPS logging and geotagging features of the Panasonic Image App today. I’ve managed to transfer the log from my iPhone to the camera and to apply it to the pictures. But it seems the ...
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Is there an EASY way to get geotagging with a compact camera without GPS?

Is there a compact camera with decent zoom (30x) with which it would be easy to have the photos geotagged? What is the best practice to have both good picture quality (use a compact camera, not ...
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Picasa to Lightroom Geotag

I am looking at switching over to Lightroom from Picasa. I started the trial of Lightroom and noticed many of my photos that are geotagged in Picasa do not have GPS information in Lightroom. How do ...
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Google Maps powered geotagging software?

I'm looking for a software that would let me geotag photos using Google Maps (I mean that I'd select the location from Google Maps, not OSM or Bing Maps). Would you know any? (I don't have Lightroom). ...
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Olympus Viewer not saving EXIF geotag data in photos?

in the last few months I have been using Olympus Viewer 3 for my photos (I have a Stylus 1 camera). I like geotagging, so at the end of a trip, I usally put all my photos together, check the correct ...
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Is Lightroom 6 the tool for me?

At the moment I have many folders of photos, each folder representing an occasion. The photos were mainly taken by DSLRs and are in JPEG/RAW pairs. I would like to have some better way of viewing and ...
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How to make Lightroom accept metadata added to photos externally?

I'm working on GeoTagger, a tool for geotagging photos based on the user's GPS position in the time of taking the photo (currently it uses GPS data from https://www.moves-app.com/). The process ...
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Mass automated geotagging of backlog of photos

I frequently record tracklogs with my phone, but have been less diligent about tagging photos with the result. This is easy to do for an individual track (well, notwithstanding tracks representing e....
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Cheap reliable GPS Unit for geotagging [closed]

Can someone please recommend a cheap, reliable GPS unit for geotagging photos? can you please send a link to the product. It needs to: - Preferably quickly acquire GPS signal. - When turned on, ...
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Lightroom: how to import GPS location when adding DNG after JPG?

I do have the following problem: I imported many pics as JPG files, which contain GPS metadata and created collections etc. Now I added the corresponding DNG files so that Lightroom merges them. The ...
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How do I geotag my photos with the name of the city?

I have many photos that don't have GPS tags, so I'd like to tag them manually by the name of the city, like "Bangalore". The goal is to have the photos automatically organised by location, either in ...
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How do I get Lightroom (CC 2015) to only geotag pictures taken during timespans that have tracks in a GPX file?

After a holiday trip I want to geotag several days' worth of pictures. (The timestamps are already synced). From my GPS watch, I successfully imported a .gpx track file, which contains several tracks ...
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Photo organiser (for mac), hopefully free [closed]

Hi there i am quite new to photography and i would to know which is the best free photo organiser program (for Mac)? For organiser i mean a program that would let me add tags to my photos, add ...
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Geotagging a series of photos from a kmz file

I am looking for a fast and easy way of processing a kmz file (containing many kml's in one folder) to cross-reference the timestamp with that of a series and photos and fill in the missing geotag ...
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How can I geotag a large number of photos, without GPS log?

Is there an application that allows me to geotag (record coordinates in the metadata) a large number of photos (several hundreds) without a GPS log? The way I imagine this is that I would manually ...
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How can I add/edit geotag data for one particular photo?

How can I geotag one particular photo? Or edit a photo with incorrect geo data? I'm using GPSLogger in my android phone to record GPS data and later sync them to my photos using GPicSync. But I ...
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How can I geotag images with location data in a CSV file?

I have a few folders of .JPG images that I need to geo-tag. I don't have a .GPX file or anything else that will let me use my usual tools (Geosetter or Photo Mechanic) to geotag the images, but I do ...
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Is there software on Macintosh for adding GPS data to RAW files?

I want to add GPS location to RAW photos (from my EOS7D) using location data from my iPhone 5. Aperture doesn't save the data I added unless I export the RAW files as JPEGs. I've searched the site ...
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How to erase ALL metadata associated with an image? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to get rid of ALL metadata associated with an image. What should I do?
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How can I tag my photos with electric compass info giving direction my camera was facing?

I have a survey project where I need to record not only the location, but the direction (bearing and angle of elevation/depression) that the camera was pointing at the time the picture was taken. I ...
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How can I add geotagging information to aerial photos?

I have a small high wing airplane. I want to take aerial photographs and use them in DeLorme Xmap 8 software program. I have a GoPro camera 3, which I can mount to a wing strut and take pictures ...
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How can I search in Lightroom for photos that aren't geotagged?

Is it possible to search for photos in a Lightroom-5 catalog that aren't geotagged?
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How can I copy location info from geotagged phone images to images taken with my other camera around the same time?

So i did quite a big trip recently, and took lots of pictures with my DSLR and occasionally Android phone. Only after coming back did i read about the whole GPX file, tracklog options in Lightroom. ...
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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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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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Lightroom 4 - Geocoding photos using location-based keywords

I have tagged all my photos consistently with location-based keywords, e.g. Geography > France > Paris. Is there a way to automatically copy this information from my Geography keyword hierarchy to 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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How do you Geocode photos based on a GPX track in Lightroom 4?

Lightroom 4 adds geotagging capabilities, including the ability to load GPX tracks from a GPS recorder. I used to use Microsoft Pro Photo Tools (now discontinued) which would cross reference the ...
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What on-camera geotagger do you recommend for a Canon DSLR?

I have been looking for a solution for geotagging with my Canon DSLR (T2i). It seems the most common solution is to use a separate standalone GPS unit and adding the tags in later during processing (...
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How can I convert geotagged location to a collection of descriptive tags?

If I have a photo which has a geotagged location, is there a way of automatically converting this location to a collection or hierarchy of descriptive tags? For example, a GPS location near the ...
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Geotagging vs. Keywording

I used to keyword all my photos with the "Where?" keywords so that I easily could find photos from a certain location. But with the arrival of Lightroom 4 geotagging and reverse geocoding has become a ...
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Geotagging with standalone unit or smartphone app?

I'm pretty much buckled up and ready for my holiday in South America, although there's still something I haven't got resolved yet, and that's geotagging of my images I'll be taking during my holiday. ...
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iPhone location scouting app that reads geo-location exif data

Does anyone know of a iPhone/iOS app that helps with scouting or keeping a file of good locations? The big caveat is that it should be able to read exif location data of photos previously taken that ...
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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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Can I use a different map source other than Google Maps in Lightroom 4?

Google Maps are horribly outdated in my area. Is there any way to use a different map source, e.g. OpenStreetMap, inside Lightroom 4's map module?
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Mass reverse geocoding in Lightroom or an external tool

I have nearly 3000 images in my Lightroom library that have GPS data but no textual location info. How can I mass reverse geocode all these pictures?
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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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Is there software that will do reverse geocoding to convert photographs' GPS locations to addresses? [closed]

I am using a standalone GPS tracker that produces GPX files and then clock-sync photos with it using Microsoft Pro Photo Tools. This works pretty well. But I was also using a feature of Pro Photo ...
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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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How to make Lightroom recognize geotags in NEF files?

I usually geotag my pictures with Picasa + Google Earth, while using Lightroom 3.4 for everything else. While this works fine with JPEG pictures, I've discovered that apparently LR doesn't recognize ...
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Are there any services to search for photographs of a specific location or building?

I'm trying to find pictures of the building that used to house my local library. We're celebrating the 25th anniversary of our move to a new facility, and the building still exists (not sure what it ...
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What free software exists for geotagging photos?

I do a lot of hikes and bike tours. On these tours I use a GPS device to track the route. I also use my compact camera to take some pictures. Now I want to use geotagging software to enhance the ...