Lightroom 4’s new map module is great, it makes it really easy to geotag your photos, view them all on a map and search through your library by location. Here’s a really nifty way of automatically geotagging photos, all you need is a smartphone with GPS. Check out the video then see below for more detailed instructions.
What you’ll need
- Any digital camera with a clock
- A smartphone (I use iPhone but most should be fine)
- A gps tracking app for your phone that can great gpx files
- Lightroom 4 – An amazing piece of software for mac or windows and well worth buying anyway! You can get a 30 day free trial here
Step by step guide
Click the thumbnails for instructions
It might seem like a lot of extra work at first, but if you get in the habit of doing this with every trip, and make it a part of your workflow, it will help you build up a rich geographic library of your images!