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Mastering the Nikon D5000 by Darrell Young

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GPS

(User’s Manual page 114)

Nikon has wisely included the ability to GEO-tag your images with GPS location data if you purchase an optional GPS unit, such as Nikon’s new GP-1 GPS. If a GPS is connected when you shoot a spectacular travel image, you can rest assured that you’ll be able to find that exact spot next year. The D5000 will record the following GPS information about your location in the metadata of each image:

  • Latitude

  • Longitude

  • Altitude

  • UTC time

The Nikon GP-1 GPS Unit

Nikon recently released a very small, hot-shoe-mounted GPS unit called the GP-1. This unit attaches to the D5000 using its hot shoe and the GPS port on the lower-left side of the camera. If you purchase the GP-1 GPS unit, you will get with it two accessory cables. One cable ...

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