How do I use Places in the Photos app?

Maybe you've traveled the world, or maybe you've explored every nook and cranny of your city. Regardless of how far you've wandered, you've probably snapped some pretty cool photos, and the Photos app from OS Sierra is here to help you find them again with Places!

Places lays out all of your photos on a Global map to help keep track of your adventures, regardless of where you end up. Here's how to navigate and use it!

How to find Places in the Photos app

  1. Launch the Photos app on your Mac.
  2. Click Places in the left menu bar.

A map will appear showing all the photos you have taken around the world.

How to view photos in Places in the Photos app

  1. Launch the Photos app on your Mac.
  2. Click Places in the left menu bar.

  3. Click on the photo location you would like.
  4. Double-click on the photo if you would like to see a larger version.

How to change a specific photo's location in the Photos app

  1. Launch the Photos app on your Mac.
  2. Click Places in the left menu bar.

  3. Click on the photo location you would like to change.
  4. Right click or hold Control and click on a photo .

  5. Click get info.
  6. Click the location that appears at the bottom of the menu.

  7. Type the new location of the photo. Your photo will now appear in Places on a different area of the map.

What do you think?

Do you think Places is a great way to keep your photos organized visually with the Photos app? Let us know in the comments below!