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How to use Google Location History to geotag photos?

The procedure I use is: Go to your Google Timeline Select day Click on gear icon, export this day in KML Convert the file to GPX (I use GPSBabel) ...
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How can I tag my photos with electric compass info giving direction my camera was facing?

There exists certain cameras which record this information automatically. The Pentax line of DSLR cameras from at least as far back as the K-5 have saved pitch (elevation) and roll (inclination) ...
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How does Google photos (almost correctly) determine the location of photos

They can use machine learning to guess location from photo Guessing the location of a randomly chosen Street View image is hard, even for well-traveled humans. But Google’s latest artificial-...
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How to use Google Location History to geotag photos?

Google Location History KML files may be downloaded from: Google Timeline, as RomeoNinov describes. The problem with these files is the timestamps and trackpoints are spread too far apart for some ...
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Is Lightroom 6 the tool for me?

Yes, it is. Lightroom can do all the things you asked for (and more). The process should be non-destructive and the images unchanged unless I explicitly allow this (see points below). Lightroom ...
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Google Maps powered geotagging software?

Go to Google Maps and click on the desired location. The URL will change to something like https://www.google.com/maps/@[lat],[long],[alt]z Use ...
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How can I create a map with GPS data from EXIF?

I created a project recently that does exactly this, traverse your Google Photos and outputs a map (kml file). https://bitbucket.org/blackey02/city-log
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DIY Canon GPS Receiver with Arduino

I run an app on my phone that logs GPS positions and use the exif time stamps on the images to sync later on a PC with a script that writes the GPS coordinates to the image files.
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Is GIMP allow to add or change geo-tag localization in Exif data? Is there any plugin for that?

In Gimp 2.10, the dialog that you reach via Image>Metadata>Edit metadata has a "GPS" tab. This is a new feature in Gimp 2.10, IIRC. Edit: it seems to be too ...
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Fuji X-T4 location download indicator blinking

Found it (rather obvious in hindsight) - Setup, Connection Setting, General Settings, Geotagging > OFF.
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How can I create a map with GPS data from EXIF?

Photo Location Map scans image files with GPS information in a selected folder and displays them on a map. It works on Windows or macOS. A demo video is helpful to understand what the application ...
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How to make Lightroom accept metadata added to photos externally?

If you change the LR settings to save your edits into sidecar files (which is a good idea anyway), they will not get lost. You remove the file from LR catalog, then add it back; LR will read the new ...
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Google Maps powered geotagging software?

In 2018 Google increased pricing of the Google Maps API. Consequently it's more difficult to find reasonably priced geotagging software that lets you select the location using Google Maps. Lightroom ...
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How to make Lightroom accept metadata added to photos externally?

The Save Metadata to Files / Read Metadata from File functions will do what you require. Lightroom provides a facility for writing library metadata out to XMP files alongside the original images, so ...
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DIY Canon GPS Receiver with Arduino

There's no standard way to communicate the GPS data. But, there is an easy way to keep your GPS in sync with each shot you take. The center pin on the hotshoe and the sides of the shoe are connected ...
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Is there an EASY way to get geotagging with a compact camera without GPS?

There are several options, but all of the take time. There is no such thing as a free lunch (or free beer): Add geolocation in your photomanagement software: this is the manual way. This procedures ...
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Is there an EASY way to get geotagging with a compact camera without GPS?

The way I have done it in the past is this: Carry a handheld GPS, which records a GPS track Take your pictures, while carrying the GPS For best results, take a picture of your GPS displaying the ...
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Good geotagger / gps module for Nikon D750?

If you use Lightroom like I do, all you need to do is snap a photo with your cell phone to record the GPS, then at home in LR, import all your photos including the cell phone photos and sort them by ...
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Olympus Viewer not saving EXIF geotag data in photos?

One solution is to export the photo. My experience is the same: I load the log file then perform the GPS Log Matching. If I later open one of the relevant photos in OV3 the location info is available ...
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Is Lightroom 6 the tool for me?

No I do not think Lightroom is the tool for you. Or rather, is too much tool for you. You want the ability to index and tag images, add GPS tracks, and basically view images non-destructively. ...
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How to make Lightroom accept metadata added to photos externally?

For Geotagging specifically, if you first add the geotags, then import into LR, LR will retain the data and incorporate it. If you attempt to change the data after importing, LR tends to complain.
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How to make Lightroom accept metadata added to photos externally?

Can't you do this via LR-5's Map module? Click "Map" , then in the footer bar of the map module: click the icon with the zig-zag line, then click "Load Tracklog", Load your GPX file, correct any time-...
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How to make Lightroom accept metadata added to photos externally?

I don't know a direct way to do so. You can look at Jeffrey Friedl's tools, maybe some might help you : http://regex.info/blog/lightroom-goodies. If you like your code, take a look at the SDK guide ...
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Cheap reliable GPS Unit for geotagging

Use your smartphone, download a GPS tracker and do the sync on your computer.
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Geotagging a series of photos from a kmz file

You can convert KML/KMZ to GPX using online tools like http://www.gpsies.com/convert.do . After that you can use much more tools to do it. There is desktop application GPS Babel to convert it. You ...
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How can I add/edit geotag data for one particular photo?

If you have the photos on you android you can use the android app https://github.com/k3b/APhotoManager/ that i implemented. it has multi-selection support and you can use a map to select the geo-...
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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?

exiftool can be used to create a gpx file, as Unapiedra describes. In some Linux distributions, the ...
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How can I create a map with GPS data from EXIF?

this app i developed would list all your photos and show the date and location of the selected ones on a map: https://github.com/kamyar11/photo-location-on-google-maps
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