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From the man page: -s (-short) Short output format. Prints tag names instead of descriptions. Add up to 3 -s options for even shorter formats: -s - print tag names instead of descriptions -s -s - no extra spaces to column-align values -s -s -s - print values only so, exiftool -s -s -s ...


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In camera, when reviewing shots on the LCD, press up or down on the d-pad to cycle through several different views, including highlight clipping and, helpfully for you, a screen showing the shot settings and histogram.


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For completeness' sake, on Mac the Preview application can shows EXIF information (the information about how and when the photo was taken). Launch preview, then go to tools > inspector (or press cmd-i). The second tab, with the little (i) symbol, is the information, which has tabs that will show you exif info and other information based on file type.


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For reading exif data stored in images, I'm in love with ExifTool by Phil Harvey. It's a command-line application, so for most of it's functions you either need to write a bat file or use it from the command prompt. It's still an easy way to check a pictures metadata without getting technical though as you can use it to quickly check a files information in ...


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Most of them you can retrieve on Windows by right-clicking the image and opening the Properties. Then, in the Details tab, you can find most of the metadata. Not all the EXIF data is visible on that tab, though. You can find more by using a library manager like Picasa, ViewNX, Lightroom, or the like.


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To keep the correct date, select the photos and drag to the finder. After that if you want smaller photos, you can use a separate app. M.C


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Doesn't work on many files (more than 100, depends on the length of file paths) That's due to a hard limit in Windows on the length of a command line. The plugin is trying to name all of the photos you've selected in a single ExifTool instantiation.1 The only thing you can do about this is upgrade to Windows 7+, if you haven't already. The limit in XP ...


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I don't recommend you to remove metadata from your original images. It make sense to do this for images that you want to share or publish, during the export stage for the next reasons: You might take a look at the metadata of some of your beautiful images later, to see their exposure, GPS info, etc... Like Paul said, images with the sRGB profile will be ...


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Seems like a better way would be to render the image including the colour profile, rather than depend on the client to apply the colour profile to the original. Try the "export for web" option in your editor - this function normally does all needed processing (rotate is an important one too) and gives you a final-version jpeg. There's a general guideline ...


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While I really don't recommend relying on the file date/time when it comes to your images you can use a free tool called EXIF Date Changer to batch set the file dates of all your JPG images. The default setting will set both the date created and date modified file dates to the photo taken taken. The reason why I don't recommend this is the file date is ...


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You can probably add the metadata that you'd like to in a number of free programs. I know that RawTherapee can, but that's a raw converter and not meant to be an image database. However, Lightroom is selling for $77 at B&H, which isn't too bad. Another possibility is idImager, which is a dedicated image database, but that's $80 and doesn't include LR's ...



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