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Is a north-facing window recommended outside of the northern hemisphere?

The only thing that means is that it is recommended that the sun does not enter directly thru the window. See what happens if the window is pointing north (on the northern hemisphere). From autumn to ...
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Is it possible to identify where this photo was taken?

Calton Hill, Edinburgh, Scotland; the view is similar but not identical to this photo.
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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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Is there an app that shows location-specific times of sunrise, while considering line-of-sight obstructions, such as terrain?

I found this partial solution here at StackExchange. While I am not sure of the precision to which this calculation is made, it is a first step. Now, if only the results could be calculated for a ...
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Is there an app that shows location-specific times of sunrise, while considering line-of-sight obstructions, such as terrain?

The Photographer's Ephemeris is a very popular app used by landscape photographers who need to know when the Moon/Sun is going to be at specific spots. It may be of great help to you.
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Is there an app that shows location-specific times of sunrise, while considering line-of-sight obstructions, such as terrain?

Interestingly, Google Earth Pro allows you to change the time of day in 3D mode to see a representation of how the shadows will fall due to topographical features. I can't say that it's the best, but ...
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Suggestions for an easy way to add gps data to jpegs

You can use geotag software. This is java software and should run on your Mac machine. Load photos (drag and drop may work) In case of need you can adjust time/timezone of photos Then File->Load ...
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Is a north-facing window recommended outside of the northern hemisphere?

In the southern hemisphere south of the tropics you would use a south-facing window. In the tropics it becomes a bit tricky: From late March until late September the sun is north of the equator and ...
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Finding Models in the US

ModelMayhem is definitely the way to go in the USA. You have some newcomers, but they have still not the reach of the original. Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr are great too, because models follow ...
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How does google photos get timezone and can I change it?

It seems to be a common annoyance with how Google Photos handles photos without GPS data from which it can derive timezone information. Here are some posts on this issue: Google support forum: The ...
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Suggestions for an easy way to add gps data to jpegs

I figured out how to do it in adobe Lightroom. I add my photos to my LR catalogue by importing them to the catalogue. Go to the map portion of the program - the photos will stay displayed in the ...
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How does Google photos (almost correctly) determine the location of photos

I wasn't carrying any smartphone with me when I took those photographs. I did occasionally login to my Google account on a smartphone when I was there. The photos however were uploaded a few weeks ...
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How to copy location info from nearby photos?

Nikon View NX-i can copy Geo-tag info to other pictures, see here: https://nikonimglib.com/nvnxi/onlinehelp/en/nk107000.html I don't know if it will open Iphone pictures and read their geo-tag info ...
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Is there an app that shows location-specific times of sunrise, while considering line-of-sight obstructions, such as terrain?

For the Sun and most major celestial objects, this US Naval Observatory tool may be what you want. However, I suspect it is not exactly what you are seeking, as you seem to be interested in local ...
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