Geotag your photos automatically – part 3

In part 1 of this blog post series, we discussed how you can use reference photos to speed up your geocoding process. The easiest, fastest and most precise way to geotag your photos, however, is to provide HoudahGeo with a so called track log file. While there are smartphone apps which record track logs (as discussed in part 2), these may drain your phone’s battery if left running over a prolonged period of time. Therefore, you may want to consider investing in a GPS track logger.

Part 3 – Geocoding using a GPS track logger

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Geotag your photos automatically – part 2

In part 1 of this blog post series, we looked at how you can use your GPS enabled smartphone to get geotags on your regular camera pictures. There is, however, a more sophisticated way to put your smartphone to use. It’s an app called gps4cam pro.

Part 2 – Geocoding using the smartphone app gps4cam

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Search for files with PopClip & HoudahSpot

PopClip is a popular Mac utility by Pilot Moon software. PopClip appears when you select text with your mouse on your Mac.  Choose from a large collection of extensions to perform actions on or with the selected text.PopClip demo animation
The HoudahSpot PopClip extension searches for files related to the selected text. Continue reading Search for files with PopClip & HoudahSpot

Geotag your photos automatically – part 1

Vacation time is coming! Wherever your travels will take you: You will, for sure, be taking a lot of pictures.

Sandy beach with two sunbeds

But: If your camera is not equipped with a built-in GPS, your pictures will lack location information. You could geotag these images by hand. This can be a lot of work and quite time-consuming. So, how can you add geotags more easily to your photos?

In a three-part series of blog posts, we will explore three options HoudahGeo offers to automate your photo geocoding process.

Part 1 – Geocoding from reference photos

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