Geoencoding (GPS) Plugin for Lightroom

Written by on May 14, 2009 in Plugins - 5 Comments

Jeffrey Friedl has done a bunch of great plugins/piglets for Lightroom. This plugin – for Lightroom 2.0 and later – allows you to geoencode your photos from within Lightroom. This means you can put your GPS data right into your META information of your photos.

If you don’t have a GPS unit or a tracklog, you can specify locations by pinpointing them in Yahoo! Maps or Google Maps, then cut-n-pasting the url. You can also specify a GeoHash, or a latitude/longitude pair in one of a variety of formats, such as:

    35.011065, 135.782201
    35° 0' 39.83" N,  135° 46' 55.92" E
    35 0 40, 135 46 56

Check out Jeffrey’s “GPS-Support” Geoencoding Plugin for Lightroom
Introduction and Instructions for the plugin can be found here.

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5 Comments on "Geoencoding (GPS) Plugin for Lightroom"

  1. Tim Elley May 15, 2009 at 4:15 am ·

    Have been using several of his plugins for ages, including this one – they’re really good! Thoroughly recommended.

  2. Hali May 17, 2009 at 1:13 am ·

    I think Jeffrey’s plugin’s are fabulous, I use nearly all of them but hadn’t found this one before. Thanks for the heads up.

  3. Paul Wirtz May 28, 2009 at 8:56 pm ·

    I use this plugin. works great. I get a gpx from my cheap datalogger http://bit.ly/rDriu and select the photos I want to geotag. thats about all you need to do.

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