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Recording Pitch and Roll into exif
« on: April 28, 2012, 01:46:03 PM »

I am buying a Nikon D800 and a Solmeta GPS Pro device.  The Solmeta records directly long, lat, altitude and compass bearing to exif. It is also capable of recording pitch and roll to the unit but not exif.  I am wondering if with exiftool I could do that post-facto.  How would I know the exact pitch and roll at the exact time the camera takes picture.

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Re: Recording Pitch and Roll into exif
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2012, 06:30:33 PM »
See the sample config file for an example of how to create the user-defined GPSPitch and GPSRoll tags.

Then, the -geotag option may be used to read GPS log files and write to images.  I'm not sure whether it works with Solmeta logs, but if it doesn't, post a log and I'll add the ability (as long as it isn't some very weird proprietary format).

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...where DIR is the name of a directory/folder containing the images.  On Mac/Linux, use single quotes (') instead of double quotes (") around arguments containing a dollar sign ($).


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Re: Recording Pitch and Roll into exif
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2012, 05:52:17 PM »
Thanks to Phil's work earlier you will find its quite easy to use and all the info, see this page here