An Overview of Places

If you have a GPS-enabled camera or iPhone, Aperture categorizes your images by location and converts the GPS location tags to place names such as Vancouver, Canada. Aperture can also convert image location information from GPS trackers (including those generated by iPhone applications) and from iPhoto images. You can explore where your images were shot using Places view.

Figure. Controls in Places view.

If you don’t have a GPS-enabled camera or iPhone, you can still make the most of Places. You can assign locations to your images by:

Aperture saves every location that has been assigned to an image. When you want to quickly find photos you shot in New York City or the Grand Canyon, just choose the location from the My Places list in the search field pop-up menu in Places view.

Important: To use Places, you must be connected to the Internet.