Viewing Shooting Locations

Choosing map view () when a folder containing pictures with embedded location data is selected displays the map. Shooting locations are shown by map pins ( or ).

Starting View

The starting view varies with the picture selected and the number of pictures with location data in the current folder. Display options are available via [Map] > [Shooting Location] in the [Options] dialog (0 [Map]).

The filmstrip can be displayed using the filmstrip () button in the view area. Pictures with embedded location data are indicated by icons (). Selecting a picture centers the map on the pin () showing its location ().

  • Shooting locations for pictures not in the current selection are shown in yellow (). Clicking a yellow pin () selects the picture and turns the pin red ().
  • Multiple pins can be selected by pressing the control (or in macOS, command) key and clicking each pin in turn.
  • The map can be scrolled using drag.
  • Pictures taken in the same location are shown by a single pin (). At some scales, pictures taken in different locations but in close proximity may also be displayed as a single pin ().

Viewing Metadata

Clicking a pin () on the map displays a pop-up listing metadata for the selected picture.

  • The pop-up contains a [Photo] tab giving the file name and showing the picture as a thumbnail. In the case of videos, the thumbnail shows the clip’s first frame.
  • The camera name, date of recording, and other metadata for the picture are listed in a [Metadata] tab. Compass headings, points of interest, and other added data are also listed if available.
  • Where multiple pictures recorded in the same location or in close proximity are shown by a single pin (), you can page through the images by clicking or .
  • The pop-up can be closed by clicking the map or by clicking the button at the top right corner of the pop-up.