iPhone 5 Take photo with GPS coordinates?

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  1. karena macrumors newbie

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    Is it possible to take a photo that also displays the GPS coordinates? I'd like to then upload that to my laptop and include in a document.
     
  2. TheAppleFairy macrumors 68020

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    yes turn on location services, GPS coordinates will be embedded into image.

    EDIT: do you want it to actually show the coordinates on the photo?
     
  3. karena thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Yes, I thought I could drag a photo from iPhoto into my Pages document then display the coordinates so photo and coordinates show when printed. I have Location Services on but can't figure out yet how to do this.
     
  4. AFEPPL macrumors 68030

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    Yep. just goto "get info" on the files and you'll see the GPS data.
     
  5. karena thread starter macrumors newbie

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    But instead I get a javaScript error. I tried to figure that out too, but am over my head. I'm attaching a screen shot of that JavaScript error regarding Google Maps.
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    Maybe my iPhoto program is too old: iPhoto '11, 9.4.2. These are not photo from my iPhone, with my Canon - maybe that's the issue.....
    Darn.
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    I get the same JavaScript error from photos taken with my iPhone5
     

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  6. karena thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I suspect my computer is too old. My OS is 10.9.5. I went to "Get Info" but GPS was not one of the options. Sigh.
     
  7. AFEPPL macrumors 68030

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    Possible.. i can't check.
    Heres what you would see.

    Screen Shot 2016-06-01 at 13.45.09.png
     
  8. karena thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I dragged my photo from iPhoto to the desktop, opened in Preview, Tools, Show Inspector, and see the window below. I think this is where I'm supposed to see a GPS tab but I don't - thus I suspect either my OS 10.9.5 or my iPhoto OS'11 9.4.2 is the problem.....I'm not too savvy.
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    Sorry! Forgot to attach the screen I see:
     

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  9. Buggyflayer, Oct 19, 2016
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    Buggyflayer macrumors regular

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    This is what I was doing and had the same problem. Dragging doesn't retain the GPS info.

    You need to go to Photos/File/Export/Export 1 photo/ and ensure that the box marked Location Information is ticked

    Screen Shot 2016-10-19 at 23.45.49.png

    Then, in Preview you'll see the GPS tab in the Info box.

    Screen Shot 2016-10-19 at 23.47.48.png

    In fact you can see the Latitude and Longitude on the photo using Finder's Info More Info
     

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