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03-28-2011, 12:32 AM   #1
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Gps Photography With the Kx?

Well im going to Philippines with the Family over Summer And I still want to get my Kx "-_-...... So I got a Few Questions that got me Wondering......

-What do i Do to Start on Gps Photography?

-Whats needed to start gps Photography?

-Is there a Device i have to hook up to the kx and tag all the pictures? I have some sort of dongle ans the Software will do the rest for ME?

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do you mean GPS tracker?
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You will need an external GPS tracker with software to add the data to EXIF.

GiSTEQ PhotoTrackr Mini DPL900 C7-02DPL900 B&H Photo Video
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Can Something like this work?
http://www.dealextreme.com/p/usb-gps-rechargeable-65-channel-data-logger-dongle-black-58695

And i think i know for sure this works
http://www.dealextreme.com/p/holux-m-1200e-bluetooth-gps-data-logger-34386


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any GPS device that can generate a GPX file of track points at semi regular intervals can be used with a program called geotracker.

This program compares the track point and time against the camera time, and you can correct this for time zones, to display the photos on a map.

THe program can also interpolate between track points, on the assumption you were moving at the time.

It then writes the data into the file as coordinates.

Note however, when picking your GPS, it is important to get one that receives low signals well, because between buildings or in heavily forrested areas, some GPS units cannot maintain the satelites.
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QuoteOriginally posted by OrangeBrian Quote
Is there Smaller Cheaper Ones?
Search for GPS Logger on Amazon. There is one that is about $10 less than the GiSTEQ.
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If you want a GPS logger that works, get the Holux M-241 and either use their software, or much better, use Geosetter to set the EXIF fields. If you upload to Flickr you can set or tweak the locations with GeoPhotoShow. That's what I do.
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what else types of gps loggers are there?

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Look at Garmin and magellin
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I did they got no loggers. What else can be used
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I think you are missing the point

Gpa loggers for cameras are devices that sit on top of the camera and record the poisition you are at each time you take a photo. With some cameras, but not to my knowledge pentax they record thos info on the photo exif data, but with pentax they still require you to post process.

Any standard gps will log your position continuously over time to do the same function

I have used one of several Garmin gps units since my first digital camera to geotag my photos

The cheapest gps units are as cheap as any of the photo loggers
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