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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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View Panasonic ImageApp GPS Data

Is there any way to view the contents of the ImageApp GPS Data file? I set GeoTracking on Panasonic ImageApp. After shooting two whole days, I transferred the location data to the camera (FZ1000), ...
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Add Geotags to photos from GPX track [duplicate]

What's the best way to add geotags to photos if I have a GPX file with my location track? I don't have lightroom and I'm on a Mac.
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Canon 6D and GPS week roll over

On April 6th there was the GPS week roll over, which was paired with an update of the time format from 10 bit to 13 bit. Today I have tried to get a connection to a GPS satellite using the internal ...
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How to use GPS log from Nikon D5300?

I have turned on GPS tracking in my Nikon D5300. It generates a CSV text file with some data. @NikonD5300/ver1.02/wgs84 $GPGGA,192834.00,5053.0214,N,09532.3021,W,1,,,167.6,M,,,,*09 $GPRMC,192834.00,A,...
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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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Why won't my Nikon D5300 recognize an updated A-GPS file?

I'm having a problem updating the A-GPS file on my Nikon D5300 camera. I'm following the instructions downloading the file from http://nikonimglib.com/agps2/ and copying it to the NIKON folder on the ...
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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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“Record location data” gets switched off sometimes, why?

I want to record GPS coordinates for all of the pictures I take with my Nikon D5300. Unfortunately, from time to time, after coming back from a photographing expedition, I realize that none of the ...
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Use phone location data for photos

I used a Canon 6D before which geo-tagged my photos, but switched to a 5D mk III for a while which does not have a built-in GPS. I miss this information a lot. Canon external GPS is expensive and ...
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How to update the A-GPS file on Nikon 5300?

I want to update my Nikon 5300's A-GPS file. At http://downloadcenter.nikonimglib.com/en/download/fw/111.html I clicked "Nikon 5300", accepted the license, and pressed "Download", which downloaded a ...
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How accurate are the GPS coordinates in an exif from an Iphone photo and does the exif tag also provide the bearing? [closed]

I am curious about the accuracy of gps data from a regular iphone 7. I am conducting field research and looking for an accuracy of about 10 meters. If that is not possible with the regular photos ...
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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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Image App GPS - how does it work

I use Image App on my Android tablet with my Panasonic GX80/GX85 while out on walks to record GPS location data, and wondered if there's anyone out there who could fill in some detail regarding HOW it ...
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What are the benefits of using GPS tagging?

A lot of cameras (especially on your phone) offer the ability to tag your images with GPS information. To this date, I haven't really found a "killer idea" that would convince me to add GPS ...
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Why is the EXIF time different from the time the image was captured?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab S that I use to capture geotagged photos. The Android application GPS Essentials is used to collect the images and GPS Essentials names the images with the Date and time (...
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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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When exactly is “GPSTimeStamp”?

I'm trying to use EXIF data from my photos, and I discovered the wonders of the tag "EXIF GPS GPSTimeStamp" (a timezone-independent timestamp). However, I notice that it's often different from "EXIF ...
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Find the image online based on location?

I felt asleep with my daughter at certain point in Verona. When I woke up, some lady told me that many ppl took a photo of us. I wonder what would be the most pragmatical way to search the net and ...
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Does using GPS drain a camera's battery significantly?

I traded up to a Nikon d5300 from d3100 recently. I find the battery life is rather short compared the d3100. Does keeping the D5300 GPS utility drain the battery quicker? Also what can I do to keep ...
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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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What is the use of a GPS unit for Nikon?

I recently bought a Nikon D810 as a christmas present for my wife. When I bought it, it was part of a package that included the body, a battery and charger, a memory card, a bag, and a GPS Unit. All ...
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exiftool does not list GPS location from an iPhone

In Photos, Get Info displays a small map with photo location, so gps data was acquired and recordered. But it is not listed in exiftool output. How can I get latitude/longitude for scripting? ...
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GP-E2 - device not found

I've got a GP-E2 for my Canon 5DS-R and it works great, adds all the GPS data onto each image (though some locations are way off so need to change them), but I also used the GP-E2 for tracking my ...
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How can I record the zenith angle of camera within the metadata of a photo from smartphone (iphone)

I'm taking a series of hemispherical (fisheye) photos while I ride my bike down city streets as a part of a project to explore the structure of city street trees. I'm planning on using my smartphone (...
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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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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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Standard for embedding time/location info into digital images?

I am developing a project that involves compiling in real-time photos taken over a large area submitted (semi-)anonymously (meaning it doesn't matter who submits pictures but a minimum of info is ...
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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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GPS location information does not seem to be recognised by Lightroom 5.7.1

The gps location info in the image file from my Canon 6D is not read by Lightroom 5.7.1. Is there some setting that needs to be turned on?
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Remove GPS Location

I have a few pictures taken with the GPS on. Now, I would like to share the photos with some of my friends, and let them guess where it is. How can I remove the GPS location from the pictures? I'm ...
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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 hour....
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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 ...