Today I went for a walk in at Fish Creek Provincial Park with a friend and I brought my GPS receiver (GPSr) along. I almost always run my GPSr when walking, cycling, or canoeing — even in familiar areas. My friend was curious so I shared my thoughts on GPS, the benefits of non-commercial maps … Continue reading Fun With GPS →
Last year, after I started geotagging my photos, I did a few visual art projects combining photography and GPS technology. I am fascinated by maps, how we imagine the world around us, how we communicated that world to others, etc.
Recently, I’ve made an intensive study of geotagging. With a desire to share what I have learned, I spent the last week compiling all that I know about geotagging with special emphasis on working with the Canon GP-E2 GPS Receiver.
< Back to the Photography Museum Cameras Canon EOS R6 Mark II I’ve always wanted, but could never justify, a full-frame (ILC) interchangeable-lens camera. For many years, I also prioritized compactness and portability over camera speed and marginal image quality gains. When Canon introduced the EOS R-series in 2018, I looked on with interest. I … Continue reading Camera: Canon EOS R6 Mark II (Photography Museum) →
The Canon EOS M5 is a significant update over its predecessor, the M3, and is arguably Canons first formidable entry in the MILC market.
Recently on Canon Rumors a thread was started with posed the question: What Do You Want to See in the EOS M System? I have been a fan of the EOS M system from the beginning, so here are my answers to this question.
Normally you can only view one OSM map at a time in Garmin BaseCamp or on your GPS receiver because all OSM map files share the same map name and ID. JaVaWa GMTK allows you to modify a map’s name and ID and thus have multiple OSM maps installed at a time.
For some legacy reason, the file formats for Garmin-compatible maps differs between Windows and Mac OS X. Even Garmin’s own Mac BaseCamp application does not support Windows’ BaseCamp maps. There are two methods for converting Windows Garmin-compatible maps to BaseCamp for Mac: 1) on a Windows XP or later computer, or 2) on a Mac. On a … Continue reading Convert Garmin Windows Map Files To Mac BaseCamp .gmap Format →
I have never been too big on bringing electronic gadgets into the backcountry. This year however, I started using a GPS on all my canoeing and kayaking trips. On one trip, a friend brought along a Goal Zero solar charger. It seemed to work great. Reviews of Goal Zero chargers always state how bombproof these … Continue reading Goal Zero Nomad 7 and Guide 10 Adventure Solar Charger →
I went for a chilly early Spring walk at Bowness Park to photograph a rare stand of magnificent Rocky Mountain Douglas Fir trees.