How to geotag images with the TG-5’s GPS Logs

Last updated on May 4th, 2018

If you have an Olympus TG-5, then you probably know it has GPS capability. But do you know how to geotag images with the TG-5's GPS log? And by that I mean images from OTHER cameras.
If you have a Olympus TG-5, then you probably know it has GPS. But do you know how to geotag images with the TG-5’s GPS log? And by that I mean images from OTHER cameras.

I am a pretty happy owner of the Olympus TG-5 rugged waterproof camera. I bought it on a whim as a sidekick to my main Sony a6000 mirrorless camera. To my surprise, I’ve gotten a lot more use out of it then I would have ever imagined. But I never gave the GPS logging feature a try until recently. After staring at the “Log” switch, I wondered how to geotag images with the TG-5’s GPS Log. In particular, if I could geotag images from other cameras like my main Sony. I didn’t even expect it could be done. Olympus certainly doesn’t show you how in the manual. Thankfully it is possible, and here’s how.

Heads up – Though there are many ways to do this, I’ll be using a Olympus TG-5 camera and Adobe Lightroom. If you don’t have Lightroom, you can also geotag your images with free geotagging software. Continue reading “How to geotag images with the TG-5’s GPS Logs”

Lightroom Keyword Hierarchy – Tips & Best Practices

Last updated on May 4th, 2018

The Lightroom keyword hierarchy is a very powerful organizational tool - Here are some best practices
The Lightroom keyword hierarchy is a very powerful organizational tool – Here are some best practices

Keywords are a powerful tool. They are what allow you to sift through tens of thousands of images in seconds with a quick search. If you sell stock photography, it’s even more important. That’s how your clients will find your images. However, if your really want to maximize the power of keywords, you definitely should be using a Lightroom keyword hierarchy. If you still aren’t familiar with them, here are some tips and tricks to get started.

Note: A keyword hierarchy is just a way of organizing your keywords. You can do it in any recent version of Lightroom. You don’t need any plugin or add-on.

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