Subject: Re: Geotagging app
On 04/11/17 14:55, PeterN wrote:
> On 11/3/2017 7:00 PM, Alan Browne wrote:
>> On 2017-11-03 17:39, Alfred Molon wrote:
>>> Caan anybody recommend an Android app which records position and
>>> altitude, and later you can add that data to the exif of JPEGs and
>> Any trail logger that saves (or exports) date in .kml, .kmz, .gpx,
>> .log (NMEA sentences) should do the trick. But do check that it
>> supports altitude, esp. NMEA files as many do not record altitude.
>> Google Play is the source.
>> This looks promising:
>> I use a German product called "Trails" on my iPhone - alas not
>> available for Android.
>>> I'm using O.I.Share for the E-M1 II but it doesn't record the
>> As a stopgap you could snap a photo with the Android camera and (if
>> properly set) that data would be saved in the snap for later transfer
>> to the other photos. (tedious).
>> Pretty much any "trail logger" can be used for what you want to do and
>> usually the "tagging" can be made automated in post process. You do
>> need to know the offset from "real time" to your camera's time in
>> order to do that - no big deal using exiftool. (ie: your time zone
>> and the difference between "correct" time and the camera's time
>> (unless you sync'd it all before going out).
>> Important note: GPS altitude ≠ altitude above sea level of where you
>> are as the GPS ellipsoid is not referenced to sea level.
> I do it the easy way. I take a snap of the location with my iPhone. All
> relevant information is recorded.
Yes - I do that too. A manual step, but in some ways simpler than
running weird geotag apps.