Quite a few people end up here to try to get answers to their “million-dolar” questions, such as: “Is my D50 motorized or not?”, “Can my D100 focus and meter with manual focus lenses?”, “Is my D3100 geo-tagging (GPS) capable?”, and so on. I have concocted a compatibility table that pretends to answer these questions all at once, and is available in both HTML and PDF format. I hope it helps :)
One of the first things I did upon the arrival of my D7100, was to check if it would properly work with my GPS, because the one thing that I have been missing dearly during my recent travels was the ability to properly geo-locate my shots. Here’s what I have found. One of the first things I did on the arrival of my D7100, was checking if it would properly work with my GPS, because the one thing I have been missing during my recent travels was the ability to properly geo-locate my shots. Co…
All flagship and semi-pro Nikon cameras since the D1X and D200, mid range models since the D90 and “Baby-Nikons” since the D3100 are capable of automatically recording geo-referenced meta-data into image headers (Exif), a practice popularly known as “geo-tagging”.
I thought it could not get any worse after testing Capture NX2 and View NX1.5 a while ago, but I was wrong. NX2 is worse, at least from where I am standing. So much worse that I have not been able to thoroughly test it, not on Windows XP Pro x64 nor on a "standard" XP Pro 32 system.
It takes a while to get the hang of it, but once you do, geo-tagging is big fun. It only takes a compatible Nikon camera and a relatively cheap device to all of a sudden find yourself and your images totally Googlearthed.
Good news for D7000, D90, D5000 and D3100 owners: finally an economical alternative for the Nikon GPS GP-1 has arrived!Today (04/06/09) Promote Systems launched a new version of their GPS N-1 unit - called GPS-D90 - with a connector specifically designed for these two cameras.
Professional and semi-professional* Nikon cameras with a 10-pin remote terminal are capable of automatically writing geo-referential meta-data in image headers (Exif), popularly known as "geo-tagging”. When a device records georeferential meta-data in real-time, as is the case here, we refer to it as "instantaneous geo-tagging".