Can't Change Location of Photos

Travel Forums System Talk Can't Change Location of Photos

1. Posted by dontrobus (Full Member 2 posts) 16y Star this if you like it!

For some reason I can't get my pics from Caye Caulker, Belize or Teotihuacan, Mexico to sync up with the positions on the map. The database doesn{t recognize these locations so I manually put in the coordinates. On my travel map it shows up in the right place, but when I click on photos the map 1)won{t show Teotihuacan, and 2)places Caye Caulker in the middle of the ocean. Plus, the pics are synced to the wrong Caye Caulker spot.

I edited and fixed the locations on my map, but it is still impossible to get the pics to sync up correctly. Part of the problem is that I cannot enter the manual coordinates on the edit photo page. I have to use the map, and the map refuses to show the correct places that I have added to the trip.

Help please?


2. Posted by Sander (Moderator 6021 posts) 16y Star this if you like it!

It is possible to edit the photo locations manually. On the photos tab of your travel map, click on a photo. It'll get a yellow outline and just above the photos there'll be a line saying something like "Location: Caye Caulker, Belize [edit manually]"
Click on [edit manually] and you'll see a country select box, an auto-completing location input box and input boxes for latitude/longitude. Set these right (the auto-complete should contain locations you created for your trip, even if the map doesn't - and otherwise you can use the latitude/longitude field), and the photo will show in the exact spot where you want it to show.
From that point on, in the photo view there will be a dot on the map for that exact location, which means that it's really easy to assign all subsequent photos to that exact same location: just click on the photo, then click on the dot, and it'll be assigned to that location.

Maybe you already figured that out, though? At least, if I look at your map, it seems to me you have photos assigned to the exact same locations as the trip stops for both Caye Caulker and Teotihuacan...

3. Posted by dontrobus (Full Member 2 posts) 16y Star this if you like it!

I did eventually figure it out, thanks a ton for the help and quick response.