Questions tagged [locations]

Locations are places where photographs might be taken, either for specific events or for their scenery.

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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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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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Is there an app that shows location-specific times of sunrise, while considering line-of-sight obstructions, such as terrain?

Taking sunrise/sunset pictures at the ocean allows for photographs where the sun is placed just above the horizontal plane. This allows for "red ball of fire" pictures, such as the following by ...
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Is it possible to identify where this photo was taken?

Does anyone know where this photo was taken? Or at least what area/city it is of?
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Finding Models in the US [closed]

I'm looking at going to the US for a couple of weeks to visit a school friend. Whilst over there to kill some time during the day I fancy a location shoot with a model as the landscapes are very ...
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Elevated Viewpoint to See Dubai Burj Khalifa

There are a number of amazing photos of the Burj Khalifa which are seemingly taken from an elevated viewpoint. It is possible that some are taken by drone although, I'm not sure drones can get that ...
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Is a north-facing window recommended outside of the northern hemisphere?

Many photography book recommend taking photos with natural lighting in a room with a north-facing window? All my books were bought in the Northern Hemisphere but now I live on the Equator. Which ...
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What publicly-accessible high-elevation photography-locations exist in New York City?

Which high-elevation locations in New York City are publicly accessible, with or without entry fee, are good for photography? What I am looking for are places that remain open through sunset, ideally ...
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Location for Family Portraits

This Friday I have my first paid gig, shooting portraits for some family friends. I am going to take the photos around 5, in a local Arboretum. Are there any particular characteristics that I should ...
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Where are these photos taken [closed]

Does anyone know where these photos were taken: http://s1296.beta.photobucket.com/user/blue11086/media/NatGeo07_zps3fddea48.jpg.html http://s1296.beta.photobucket.com/user/blue11086/media/...
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Crowdsourcing sites for scouting photography locations

I was wondering if there is a website where people can share the best spots to take pictures from (of course, this would mostly apply for outdoor photography). Essentially, a map with dots indicating ...
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Best location for group photo near canals in Amsterdam

I've been asked by friends to take a group photo with a canal in Amsterdam as background. While I realize that there's no 'best' location (these things are often very subjective) I was wondering if ...
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Where are good photography spots in Malaysia?

I am from Sweden and I've been in Kuala Lumpur for some time now and I wonder where I can find some good spots for shooting pictures. I've already been to Zoo Negara, but are there any other kind of ...
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Interesting locations to shoot in the UK Midlands [closed]

Its looking like the weather is going to be fairly decent this weekend - so i want to get out and do a bit of landscape photography. I live near Derby in the UK, and am willing to travel about 1.5 ...
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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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Does anyone have recommendations on photo tours to Cuba? [closed]

Does anyone have recommendations or comments on photo tours to Cuba? There are quite a few out there now with minimal post-tour feedback. I'll be traveling from the US (but not a US citizen).
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What are recommended places in Ireland to photograph?

I am going on a short photo trip to Ireland next March and plan to stay for 4 days. I rent a car and want to visit great photo places in Ireland. What places can you recommend going to and at what ...
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What should I consider when setting up photo sessions at 3rd party location?

Now that fall is here, I am considering approaching a local farm/apple orchard/pumpkin patch to set up a day of portrait sessions -- where families can come to the farm for a specific time frame and ...
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What are the best peak-fall landscape photography locations in the US?

I will be traveling to the US during between the last week of September and the last week of October, with landscape/nature photography being the main purpose of the trip. My tentative plans include ...
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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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Where is this photo of a bridge located exactly? [closed]

I know this photo was taken somewhere in East Coast, but can someone tell me where it is exactly?
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What are the best spots around Louisville, KY to shoot wildlife?

Just as the title says, does anyone know any good wildlife spots around Louisville, KY? I am interested in birds, small critters, but also larger animals.
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Planning a trip to Venezuela — What are potential dangers and can't-miss locations?

I'm planning a trip to Venezuela in August and wanted some insight from photographers who have traveled through there recently. Does anyone have any experiences they can share with me in regards to ...
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How should I go about finding awesome locations for landscape shots?

As is often the case, after graduating, I moved to a part of the country that I didn't really grow up in or know, and as such I don't really know all the great picturesque scenes, other than those I'...
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Where are the good views of Silicon valley [closed]

I'm particularly interested in places in the flanking hills where you can get good views of the valley and are legally allowed to stop and get out of your car. Also places further out like James Lick ...
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What are some of the best spots in New York City to take really good pictures? [closed]

I am not just asking for the best shoots but also where to take the pictures from.