On a recent trip (house hunting in AZ) I had occasion to take hundreds of pictures of homes. I used my GPS to embed the geo-tag information into the images as mentioned in this blog (Photo Management – Geo Tags update). This real-world example of using the GPS and geo-tagged images shows how useful the information can be to help with your post-trip analysis of the data.
Photo management starts when I import the files onto my system. I use a photo importer by Adobe that came with Photoshop Elements. When I insert a media card it detects the images and brings up a dialog notifying me that images were found. I Select Elements 6.0 and start the download. When I first setup the importer I specified the directory where I want my files and also have it add information such as my name and copyright. I have that information added directly into the EXIF portion of the file so that it remains with the