It's easy to upload your own sightings to the Greater Melbourne Nature Map from a smartphone or digital camera!
To get started, simply Register a NatureMapr account and then choose one of the following upload methods:
Download the NatureMapr iPhone App
Download the NatureMapr Android App
Photographs taken from any smartphone with GPS location enabled can be emailed to a PC and uploaded to the Greater Melbourne Nature Map from there. This method also works on iPhone and Android if you don't have the app.
Many modern digital cameras feature an in-built GPS location sensor. If your camera has one, then simply:
If your digital camera does not have an in-built GPS location sensor, you can use the GPS location sensor on your smart phone to record the location information and overlay it back onto your camera's photographs at a later time.
To use this approach, you need two pieces of software:
Once you've embedded the location information onto your images, you can upload them to the Greater Melbourne Nature Map.
If you don’t have a GPS enabled phone or camera, or if you have old photos from a pre-digital camera, you can provide the location details manually, by clicking on the point on the aerial photograph of a Google map, or by specifying the location coordinates.
If you are still experiencing issues or are unable to successfully upload your sightings, please Contact Us.