GeoSetter

GPS Spreadsheet

by JL Beeken on 11-14-2010

As I’m going through my photos I’m filling in missing addresses and GPS co-ordinates. I’ve worked on this before but I actually missed a few out of 12,000. Because addresses repeat across the years, as I go through my folders I have to scroll through a longer and longer unsorted list of addresses and co-ordinates to find what I need. … [continued]

GeoSetter: GPS & IPTC

by JL Beeken on 11-03-2010

If you’re interested in adding IPTC and GPS to your photos and you also need something for free, GeoSetter is the program. It’s been around for a long time and it’s very good. … [continued]

Photo Annotation: Scanfest Follow-Up

by JL Beeken on 10-31-2010

As a follow up to the most recent Scanfest I’d like to lay out in more detail some of the options for photo annotation in particular. No matter what I’ve said about annotation in the past, (and I’ve said a lot) it’s better you read from the present backwards.

It’s been a learning process for me too and some things I’ve tried in the past, and might have even liked at the time, I wouldn’t go back to. … [continued]

Update: MediaDex has been defunct since 2008. It’s now called Canto Single User. I don’t recommend it. If you’re looking for good IPTC software, try Photo Mechanic or GeoSetter.

Only because I have eyes in the back of my head, I know that some of you have tackled MediaDex for your IPTC ambitions, or are in the midst of tackling, and you’d probably like to shoot me for even suggesting it. But if it’s not too late, I’m going to reveal some of the inner workings of this mysterious software.

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It’s been a slow week at JLog but I can’t be everywhere at once. And I know you’re all busy checking out the new Legacy Charting anyway. I can hardly compete for excitement.

I’m down in the muck of photo-filing. It’s almost enough to make me want to burn my hard-drive and take up crocheting.

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2010 update: MediaDex has been defunct since 2008. It’s now called Canto Single User. I don’t recommend it. If you’re looking for good IPTC software, try Photo Mechanic or GeoSetter.

IPTC has pretty well taken over my life now. This is akin to a religious conversion. … [continued]

2010 update: MediaDex has been defunct since 2008. It’s now called Canto Single User. I don’t use it or recommend it anymore. If you’re looking for good IPTC software, try Photo Mechanic or GeoSetter. … [continued]