Re: [SI] Proposed shoot in

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by PeterN, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. PeterN

    PeterN Guest

    On 6/20/2012 4:01 PM, SI Committee wrote:
    > On 2012-06-19 23:33 , Savageduck wrote:
    >> On 2012-06-19 18:19:05 -0700, Alan Browne
    >> <> said:
    >>
    >>> On 2012-06-19 20:27 , Savageduck wrote:
    >>>
    >>>> BTW here is the Google Maps URL for this location.
    >>>> <
    >>>> https://maps.google.com/?q=35.3671666667,-120.8673333333&spn=0.05,0.05&t=h&om=1&hl=en
    >>>>
    >>>>

    >>
    >> Slept
    >>>>
    >>> in Morro Bay and had breakfast on the dock there several years ago...
    >>> (Tognazzini's?)

    >>
    >> Yup! It is still there.
    >> < http://bonniemarietta.com/Dockside-Restaurant.htm >

    >
    > Prob'y not there then as we had breakfast. Per that site they're
    > lunch/dinner. Another place down the dock.
    >
    >>> More interested in your thoughts on the SI idea.

    >>
    >> For those of us who use GPS as a normal practice I see no problem, but
    >> there are going to be quite a few who will balk at the idea, and perhaps
    >> be quite discouraged with the ideal of having to jump through the hoops
    >> if it is going to be more than they want to deal with. I just think
    >> there are too many who will not want to embrace the idea.

    >
    > Could be - We await their verdict. We may run a parallel SI for the geo
    > minded.
    >
    >>
    >> BTW: I have noticed in the past, some of my SI submissions show the
    >> location when posted by the committee, and others don't even though the
    >> tag is present.

    >
    > On uploading to Pbase there is a checkbox to "extract GPS" but once
    > that's done, pbase doesn't seem to use the data (that I can see).
    >
    > I'll try to be sure that it remains on.
    >
    > I tested the pbase view and it showed the take point about 30 metres
    > from the correct position. Panoramio renders it correctly.
    >
    >>
    >> Here is one of my SI examples where it showed up. Note the blue link
    >> below the image label, "view map" To keep things simple, Morro Bay again.
    >> < http://www.pbase.com/shootin/image/132946709 >
    >> So somewhere within PBase is the ability to show the location, but it
    >> seems to be quite random when it comes to displaying the link.

    >
    > Prob'y the setting was not at "extract GPS location".
    >


    Why not make geotag optional?
    While i have been considering geotagging for my own purposes, I'm not
    certain when I will implement it.

    --
    Peter
     
    PeterN, Jun 20, 2012
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