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Map your Images with a Tracklog in Lightroom

imageUsing a tracklog file generated by a smart phone or a dedicated GPS device, you can add location metadata to your photos with just a few clicks in Lightroom.

I’m using the app Geotag Photos Pro for my iPhone, but there are a number of similar apps out there.


If you’re new to Lightroom’s Map Module, see my earlier tutorial, An Introduction to Maps in Lightroom.

About Michael Hoffman (224 Articles)
Mike has been a photographer, artist, educator, and technophile for most of his life. Early in his career, he created technical illustrations and photographs for electronic equipment manufacturers, and taught classes in computer aided drafting and 3D modeling software. When digital cameras became widely available in the late 1990s, the move was a natural one, and has led to a happy combination of technology, software, photography and art. Mike is an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop and Acrobat, and is well versed in Lightroom and Photoshop Elements, as well as Illustrator and InDesign. He has also contributed his time and efforts to the excellent work being done by Operation Photo Rescue, in restoring photographs damaged by natural disasters. As an active member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals, he continues his quest for excellence in art, excellence in design, and excellence in education.

2 Comments on Map your Images with a Tracklog in Lightroom

  1. Hey thanks for this article, I’m going to look for a tracklog software for my Android.

    GREAT feature in Lightroom that I didn’t know existed!



  2. I tried many times for mapping my images but i can’t. Your post helped me more.

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