Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Geotagging applications to consider, part of Travel Photography: Geologging and Journaling on the Road.
…I've copied my images to my drive. I have gotten a GPX…file from my GPS device and cleaned it all up and I've stored it.…Now what I want is I want some software that will…take a photo, look at the time stamp on it, then go…to that GPX file and say, oh, at that time he…was at this location and then store that data in the file.…Ideally, I want some software…that will also do something called reverse geocoding.…That is, it will take that latitude and longitude…information and work backwards and go online and figure…out the state and possibly city that I was…in and fill in those metadata fields for me.…
Now, I'm sitting here saying, gosh, if only I had something like that.…Of course, I've got something like that, and I'm going to show it to you right now.…If you were using Photoshop, this is,…you're going to need to use a workflow kind of like what I'm using right now.…I would say the same thing if you're using…iPhoto and Aperture, Capture One, any of these other applications.…Yes, Aperture does have its own geotagging facility, something called places.…
In this course, author and photographer Ben Long explores the tools and techniques behind modern-day travel journaling. Ben takes us on a road trip across the Southwest to detail a variety of methods for documenting the salient moments of a trip. Ben discusses and demonstrates software and hardware tools for capturing the notes, images, and location data from your trip, and assembling them into a journal that you can share with others or keep as a personal memento of your travels. He also shares tips on publishing your journal as a PDF or a printed book. Along the way, he provides insightful advice on establishing a balance between documenting your travels and experiencing them.
- Planning your route
- Packing for a journaling trip
- Mixing up the shots
- Finding your voice
- Importing GPS data
- Geotagging in Lightroom
- Editing and laying out the journal