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Tech Tip: Add Latitude/Longitude Information to Photos

Dec 10, 2009, 19:32 (0 Talkback[s])

"I wanted to store geolocation information in the photos I take with my digital camera. That way I wouldn't have to specify the photo locations manually when I upload them to the Picasa webpage. Since my camera doesn't have built in GPS support, I wrote this script to add the location information to the pictures when they are on the computer already.

"The script can be used together with Dave Taylor's whereis.sh script, described in this artcle. Dave's script takes an address and returns the latitude/longitude values using the Yahoo Maps service. My script - I call it jpgloc.sh - can be piped the output from whereis.sh, for example:"

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