Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up the camera's internal GPS capabilities, part of Performance Tuning the Canon 7D Mark II.
- In some photographic situations, where you capture…the image might not be all that important.…I'm here in a studio environment, for example,…and so I don't necessarily need to know my exact…GPS coordinates if I were capturing images here…but when I'm out in the world, which for me,…is usually the case.…If I'm capturing images, I'm usually traveling somewhere…and so the location is at least interesting…and in some cases, darn right critical to where…I'm taking the picture, why I'm taking the picture.…In other words, I really like to know exactly where…I was or at least nearly where I was when I…captured an image and the 7D Mark II…includes the ability to track GPS coordinates,…to track your location while your photographing…thanks to a built in GPS reciever.…
But in the interest of maximizing battery life,…that GPS feature is disabled by default.…So let's take a look at the option to enable…that setting and a couple of additional settings…that are available for GPS.…I'll go ahead and activate the menu…on the back of the camera…
The Canon 7D Mark II is photographer Tim Grey's favorite camera for his own work. In this course, he demonstrates a set of customization strategies aimed at making your camera far more responsive. Learn how to adjust the size and quality of RAW and JPEG capture, add metadata such as copyright and geolocation data in-camera, set up custom exposure modes, and create time lapses by using the built-in intervalometer.
- Adjusting RAW mode options
- Setting copyright metadata
- Configuring back-button autofocus
- Configuring custom modes
- Working with the built-in flash and intervalometer