Now, it has used a camel-mounted “Street View Trekker” camera to capture images of the remote Lawi desert. Video and Images on Google’s Blog
My photographer friend, Grant, creates art pieces that reveal both the abstract patterns inherent landscapes and the man-made patterns we impose over them. His newest works involve the aesthetic selection and careful composition of satellite earth imagery into photos, each containing a quarter-billion pixels. These very-high-definition images make exquisitely detailed pictures when printed onto 4’x 6′ canvases, but how to experience them on a standard display screen? Continue reading
Links to reviews and info about hiking GPS apps and map-based data visualization. Continue reading
I wrote in an earlier post about taking a reference photo on my iPhone 5 to capture the geo-metadata not being recorded by my Canon 60D DSLR. Now I’ve taken the next step and am using my iPhone 5 to geo-tag many DSLR photos taken at different locations in a single operation. Continue reading
I discovered in the course of doing these investigations that some, but not all, software operations appear to remove geo-metadata from image files. Continue reading
My Canon DSLR, like most cameras, does not have a built-in GPS and cannot geo-tag photos.
I experimented on a recent trip with shooting a reference photo on my iPhone with the Camera app at each location where I wanted to record the location. What did the iPhone capture? Continue reading