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How can I geotag images with location data in a CSV file?

ExifTool could do this, but the use of negative coordinates might make it a two step procedure depending upon what tags you want to use. XMP gps tags will take negative coordinates, but EXIF gps tags ...
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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) gpsbabel -w -r -t -i kml -f history.kml -o gpx -F ...
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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 can I add/edit geotag data for one particular photo?

The GPicSync features list implies that it can do this, but I didn't see any documentation as to how, so if it's not discoverable from the interface, you can use exiftool directly like this: exiftool ...
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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 can I geotag a large number of photos, without GPS log?

Not an ideal solution, but following is the quickest and most reliable solution I found: First, geotag a handfull of photos at critical waypoint (first and last on the track, as well as at the major ...
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What options do I have for GPS/Geotagging with a digital SLR?

I'm actually going to answer the question with a wider focus than just the 5D or dSLRs, but for interchangeable-lens system cameras in general, to try and get a more useful answer. When it comes to ...
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Is there software on Macintosh for adding GPS data to RAW files?

Most of the OSX GUI applications for manipulating exif information rely on Phil Harvey's exiftool, an open source perl library and cross-platform command-line tool for manipulating EXIF information. ...
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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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How can I create a map with GPS data from EXIF?

Three options: For a single photo I use Pic2Map as an online solution or Photo GPS Extract as a software, which both utilize EXIF GPS information to map a photo. or For bulk photos, Canon has a ...
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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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Lightroom: how to import GPS location when adding DNG after JPG?

I'm not sure how to do this in Lightroom, or if you even can, but I have an alternate solution: remove the DNGs from Lightroom, then use Exiftool too copy the GPS tags from the JPEG files to the DNG ...
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How can I geotag a large number of photos, without GPS log?

I would think it would be a lot easier to create a tracklog manually. I think you could do that in Google Earth; select a bunch of likely waypoints and then a path to create one and export. I would ...
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Is there software on Macintosh for adding GPS data to RAW files?

I have had quite good success with houdahGeo, in particular with Aperture. For this you open the photos you want to geotag from houdahGeo (you can open photos already in your Aperture Library) select ...
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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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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 exiftool to tag your photo: exiftool -GPSLatitude="$lat"...
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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 buggy to be usable. The longitude ...
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Is there any combination of camera, GPS and software which support the GPSDestXYZ exif tags?

First off, a reminder: The IPTC spec clearly distinguishes "Location Created" (position of the photographer) vs "Location Shown" (main subject seen in image). No camera or GPS unit can set these ...
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How can I create a map with GPS data from EXIF?

I have used http://www.photoplace.io. It loads your photos and it can create a kmz file for Google Earth, it was really easy.
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How can I geotag a large number of photos, without GPS log?

I don't think there's anything like that. You may be able to find someone to write a bunch of code for an open source program, maybe, but I don't think you'll find that in particular as a default ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Fuji X-T4 location download indicator blinking

Found it (rather obvious in hindsight) - Setup, Connection Setting, General Settings, Geotagging > OFF.
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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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