How To Read & Write GPS

by JL Beeken on 2-11-2014

This describes how to read and write GPS using GPS devices, Google Maps, Bing Maps and XnView. (Updated from July 2010) … [continued]

GeoSetter: How To Write GPS

by JL Beeken on 5-15-2012

GeoSetterThere are many ways of finding and writing GPS co-ordinates. The easiest way I know is using GeoSetter.

GeoSetter is free software compatible with Windows XP and higher. … [continued]

Slideshow Using IPTC, EXIF & GPS

by JL Beeken on 3-01-2011

If you’ve been following along and getting your photos embedded with IPTC captions, keywords, locations, copyrights, etc. you will also be able to share this information by creating slideshows. … [continued]

I’m in search of GPS co-ordinates for another house. … [continued]

The English Manor House

by JL Beeken on 1-01-2011

After 12 hours of searching, I found the manor house. And for only one reason. I still don’t recognize the street names. The house had a name of its own although I’ve forgotten that, too. … [continued]

Christmas Past

by JL Beeken on 12-30-2010

When I was 13 I spent Christmas with some ancient (60 or 70 year old) and distant relatives in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex in England. I’ve become obsessed with finding the exact house on a map. I’ve been driving the little man on Google Maps through the streets for the past 4 hours. … [continued]

Windows Live Photo Gallery: GPS Update

by JL Beeken on 12-01-2010

Windows LiveHot off the press. In an email from the Windows Live Photo Gallery Project Manager –

Summary of the changes: … [continued]

GPS: More About GeoSetter

by JL Beeken on 11-27-2010

GeoSetterNeedless to say, my personal GPS co-ordinates are a little fuzzy these days. It’s now been over three months since my computer crashed, i.e. since life was hunkered down in a predictable groove. The temperature was about 75 F and I wasn’t wearing undershirts yet. … [continued]

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]

Windows Live Photo Gallery Cleanup Begins

by JL Beeken on 11-12-2010

Windows LiveI hope none of you got struck down by the Windows Live Photo Gallery disaster, although, I already know that’s not possible or true. … [continued]