Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Geotagging workflow in Lightroom, part of Travel Photography: Geologging and Journaling on the Road.
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…Light Room has a built-in geotagging feature that can input…a GPX file and automatically tag all your images for you.…I find it works really well, but you do have to be careful about your time offset.…Just like you have, do if you using third-party standalone apps.…To get to the geotagging feature.…You go over to the Map module.…And the first thing you need to do, you'll see a,…you'll see a map of the last place you were looking at.…The first thing you need to do is load that GPX file.…It's a little bit hidden. I think this is a little bit strange.…All of the geotagging commands that you're going to need for this process…are hidden in this menu that is indicated with a squiggly line.…
That's it, that's all you see is this little squiggly line.…It does say GPS Tracking on its little tool tip.…But, oh, there we go. It's finished building the previews.…I've imported my images for the day.…So, if I open up this menu, I get all sorts of really…nice GPS related things.…It's just easy to forget where they are because it's this unnamed, strange icon.…
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