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I have a lot of Photos with lat, long, and altitude information. When I start the import, I get an error message.

Do I need to prepare a blank point layer before importing? Is there another python plugin that is required?

I have had some Gis training, but am not a programmer. I use win7 and Lisboa.

Thanks for any answers.

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Yes, you need to install the software ExifTool. The most direct method is to follow the link below,

http://hub.qgis.org/projects/geotagphotos/wiki which recommends for windows users the download from http://www.sno.phy.queensu.ca/~phil/exiftool/

I have followed this and the Geotag Photo tool in QGIS works for me. I once found a problem when I had more than one install of ExifTool, but no problems now.

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Hi and thank you for your answers. –  greos Oct 7 '12 at 1:05
    
You will also need to configure the path to the exiftool.exe, by making the setting in the plugin's menu. You will have to edit the exiftool filename to exiftool.exe –  BillyWill Apr 10 at 6:06

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