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how to see the altitude of a picture in its file

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by lalvar40, Sep 9, 2016.

  1. lalvar40

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    I want to know exactly at what altitude a picture was taken. I get this in photoshop when I open the file info of the subject picture:
    upload_2016-9-9_13-36-27.png

    Is the height 25.98 meters ( or 80 feet) , why is it negative? I live in Fl close to sea level.
    This is the picture..it makes sense to be 80 feet.
    4043 aerea 762.jpg
     
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    I see the same thing in pictures from my P3 4K with the latest firmware (data from ExifTool):

    GPS Altitude : 36.5 m Below Sea Level
    GPS Latitude Ref : North
    GPS Longitude Ref : West
    GPS Altitude Ref : Below Sea Level


    If you look at these EXIF values, it makes more sense; I was at about 40 feet when I shot the picture, so the relative altitude figure seems to make sense:

    Absolute Altitude : -36.58
    Relative Altitude : +13.10


    Here's a thread that explains it.. Mostly:

    DJI Forum|Photo,exif Altitude incorrect? Possible Firmware bug?