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GeoJot – New Photography iOS App

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Turn your iPhone or iPad 2 into a photo-based field data collection tool. GeoJot geotags your photos with more accurate GPS coordinates and allows you to jot down attribute data associated with each photo such as name, condition, value, etc.. GeoJot is a companion app created for use with GPS-Photo Link, photo mapping software for the PC. Use GPS-Photo Link desktop software to extract attribute information with the geotagged photos – create printed reports, ESRI Shape Files and GeoDatabases, Google Earth maps, watermarked photos, and more.

This app costs $59.95 in the App Store and you can download it here.

GeoJot Features

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  • Automatically capture more accurate GPS coordinates with each photo increasing the accuracy from about 60ft up to 15 ft.
  • GPS Lock feature allows you to capture the location of the object instead of the photographer
  • See Lat/Lon, Elevation, and GPS accuracy while taking photos.
  • Collect up to 25 attributes for each photo. Once you have created the attribute fields, you can create a drop down lists of values or type in values in the field.
  • Select an attribute list for a group of photos. Each time you take a photo, GeoJot prompts you to select values for the attributes in that list.
  • Manage attribute lists creating different lists for each of your geotagging projects.
  • Share attribute lists between devices for consistent data collection from your team in the field.
  • View a summary of attributes collected in the camera roll through the Photo List View. See a thumbnail of each photo captured along with the date, time and attributes associated with the photo.
  • View all photos on one map through the map view, click on a pin to see individual photos.
  • When viewing individual photos alternate between the photo, map and attribute views.
  • Email a photo with geotag and attribute information through the send photo option. Others can add the photo to their camera roll and view it with GeoJot.
  • Email or download photos to your PC where you can use GPS-Photo Link to create printable reports, Google Earth or ESRI Shape Files showing watermarked photos, maps and attribute data. (GeoJot data cannot be read by other photo mapping software directly. You must use GPS-Photo Link).
  • Select the way coordinates, distances, and directions are displayed in the app.
  • Map settings icon allows you to select Roads, Satellite or Hybrid as the background maps.

GPS-Photo Link

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GeoJot is a companion app created for use with GPS-Photo Link, photo mapping software for the PC. Use GPS-Photo Link desktop software to extract attribute information within the geotagged photos – create printed reports, ESRI Shape Files and Geodatabases, Google Earth maps, watermarked photos, and more. You MUST use GPS-Photo Link desktop software in order to view the more accurately geotagged photos and accompanying attribute information outside of the iPhone/iPad environment.

Create customizable watermarked photos, word PDF or Google Earth reports. Use GPS-Photo Link to accurately map photographs for display in a geographic information system (GIS) such as ArcGIS. Perform advanced analysis in ArcGIS. Share the geotagged photos, data, and maps between organizations. Since 2001, thousands of mapping professionals have been using GPS-Photo Link.

GPS-Photo Link has two distinct Series. The GIS Pro Series is designed for users who wish to use advanced coordinate systems or include photos in professional mapping software such as ESRI’s ArcGIS. The Express Series is designed for users who wish to document where photos were taken but who will not include them in a professional mapping system.

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said. Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London. Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art. Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK. She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: joanne@theappwhisperer.com