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Why Are Some of My iPhone Photos Missing Geotag GPS Locations?

Posted by: The Photo Investigator in How To, XYZ 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Now that geotags are so common, it can be upsetting to see that some pictures don't have them when they should.  Here I'll talk about why this may be, and how to find and fix the issue.

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iOS Trick: Make a Photo Always First

Posted by: The Photo Investigator in How To 7 months, 4 weeks ago

Why Would I Do This?

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How To: Add a GPS Location to a Photo

Posted by: The Photo Investigator in How To 9 months, 1 week ago

Here we'll learn how to add GPS locations to photos which didn't get geotagged.  Even if you have the Camera app set to geotag your photos (Settings app -> Privacy -> Location Services), sometimes your location can't be determined at the time, so a GPS location is not added to the photo metadata.  It can be very useful to add or edit the geotag, as shown below using the Photo Investigator iOS app

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The Mystery of Maker Apple Metadata

Posted by: The Photo Investigator in XYZ 9 months, 3 weeks ago

What is the "Maker Apple" Metadata in iPhone Photos?

When a photo is taken, different kinds of metadata are automatically added by the camera. Most of these kinds of metadata are well understood. The location of the photo is stored in the GPS metadata. Camera information is in the EXIF metadata. However, no one seems to know what is in the "Maker Apple" metadata inside iPhone and iPad photos.

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Free Campsite in Pennsylvania

Posted by: The Photo Investigator in Free Campsite 9 months, 3 weeks ago

This secluded, ample campsite with a great view is one of my favorites.  In Tuscarora State Forest, a 2.5 hour drive West of Philadelphia, this campsite requires no camping permit if you stay one night, and the permit is free for a longer stay.  The dirt roads can be traveled with a 2 wheel drive car, and offer a lot of opportunities to explore.

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