Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing the GPS data from the road trip, part of Travel Photography: Geologging and Journaling on the Road.
…I've copied my images to my computer.…They're still a lot of things that I want to…do to em here in my post production work flow.…One of those things is to geotag them.…I want to, take the information that my GPS was collecting during the…day, and use it, to store the location that every photo was shot in.…To even get started on that process, I need to…get the track log out of here and into the computer.…Garmin GPSes all seem to, and…I say all seem to because I haven't seen all of them, but…all of the jar, Garmin GPSes that I've seen work the same way.…
If you have a USB port, you can plug it into your computer and copy.…A particular GPX file off of the device.…It's constantly storing its location and time as you go along.…It's gotta boot up now, and it's gotta do…some organizational stuff before it appears on my desktop.…When it's all done, it's going to show up like…a drive, just like any other, and then I can…pull a file off.…And there's some stuff that needs to be done with it.…If you were using a different type of device like a…
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