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How to geo-tag images with Panoramio

Put your digital photographs on the map

3. Once your images have uploaded, Panoramio offers to ‘Map this photo'. Enter the street name or place where the image was taken and hit Next. A list of possible locations will be displayed underneath the box; click the correct location and a Google Map featuring an aerial view of that place will be displayed.

Geo-tagging Step 3

4. Adding your photos to a virtual map isn't an exact science, so you'll probably need to fine-tune their positioning. Use the zoom slider and cursor button to navigate in Google Maps. Drag the red marker to the correct area and press ‘Save Position'. Repeat this process for all your images and then click Finish.

Geo-tagging Step 4

5. Thumbnails of all your uploaded images can be found under the Your Photos tab. Click a thumbnail image to view it full-size. This will also display a Google Map with the image's location clearly marked, alongside small thumbnails of any pictures taken by other Panoramio users in the same area.

Geo-tagging Step 5

6. Another way to view your own or others' photos in Google Maps is to click the Places tab, enter a location into the search box and press ‘Search Place'. Panoramio will display a list of possible matching locations; select one and you'll see a Google Map with images captured in that location scattered across it.

Geo-tagging Step 6

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