Photobooks are a great way to keep your most cherished memories, and adding maps of where your photos were taken is one of the most beloved features.
Metadata is embedded in a digital photo file that describes various aspects of the photo, such as the date and time it was taken, the camera settings used,and even the GPS coordinates of where the photo was taken. Without this information,we will be unable to accurately determine the location of your photo and display it on a map.
Fortunately, most modern smartphones and digital cameras automatically capture metadata, so it’s likely that your photos already have this information.
To check and manually add the metadata in your you can :
- open the file properties or EXIF data of the photo
- or by right-clicking on the photo file and selecting “Properties” or “Get Info”.
Don't fret if some of your photos lack metadata. There could be different reasons for this, such as your device's GPS function being turned off or your privacy settings.
If you want to add your maps manually click here
Frequently, the location data may also get stripped while transferring pictures between devices; this is especially true for pictures transferred over messaging apps such as WhatsApp, Instagram etc…