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Can I find anything out from numbers on the back of old photos?

I have some photos of my grandfather's during WWII and the occupation in Japan (1942-1949???). They are from all different places in Japan and were taken at different times. I wanted to know if there ...
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How can I rename files to match their EXIF “created date”?

I have around 3000 jpeg photos all with names like "DSC_0596". The metadata has the date the photo was created, which would be much more useful. Is there a way to extract the date from the metadata ...
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I deleted the EXIF data of my photo, just realised there also is IPTC data, can the date still be seen?

So I deleted all the EXIF on my photo, but found out I left out the IPTC data because never heard of it until I actually saw it still showed a ''date taken'' under the IPTC tab of software (Exifer) I ...
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Why don't Exif tags contain time zone information?

There's no zone information in the capture timestamp. Why?
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Do DSLR Camera's firmware date get set to UTC

I've started scripting the processing of images using EXIF 2.2.1 data. I noticed that all the date stamps are set to UTC (+0000). Today I set my camera to 2018-01-07 15:12:00 and captured an image. ...
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How can I prove an edited photo was taken on a particular date/time?

Please help explain this. I have a photo that has the filename containing the date taken. It looks like this when a photo is taken. Does an iPhone or Android automatically name the file with the date ...
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Identify date from code on back of printed photo

I am digitizing all of my old family photos and was curious if anyone knew how to interpret this code and figure out the date the photo was taken or printed. Either would be fine: Sample Code #1: ...
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Is there a Windows program to edit photo time stamp in batch like in Google Photos? [duplicate]

I have 3000 photos taken this year (2017) on a camera which had the date & time set incorrectly so all these photos are stamped with a 2015 date. I would like to change the time stamp on all of ...
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Use DateCreated for DateTaken (CreationTime) on a PNG using ExifTool

I have a load of PNG's that my wife wants to keep that have been captured from our Baby Monitor. The files are named for the date they were captured: yyyymmdd_hhmmss.png Unfortunately there is no ...
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dating photos by size of print

I have hundreds of photos I'd like to assign a year to and I am hoping to find a chart that would contain the year span prints were developed based on the size of the print such as 2 1/2 x 4 1/4, 3 1/...
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How do I find resources to date film rolls developed at an unknown time?

I have some film I'm going through, about six banana boxes developed over the last 20 years mainly, getting them all finally scanned. I find that I am getting pretty good at dating the rolls that went ...
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Why is the EXIF time different from the time the image was captured?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab S that I use to capture geotagged photos. The Android application GPS Essentials is used to collect the images and GPS Essentials names the images with the Date and time (...
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How can I organise collections by date in Lightroom?

I often go walking with my camera and I like to collect the photos from each walk into a collection. I name the collection after the place I've walked, and it ultimately contains any photos I took, ...
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Any tool that would retrieve the ORIGINAL date a photo was created on even after it has been processed?

As mentioned in the title, sometimes the desktop or mobile application used to process/edit a photo, especially if it has been moved, copied, re-saved, etc.. would cause the very original date of the ...
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How can I show the oldest and newest image with ExifTool in Windows?

Is there any way to show the name of the oldest and the newest image in the current folder with ExifTool, based on the shooting date?
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How to use exiftool to write date tags according to file path?

I need to set the exif date tag of a bunch of photos stored with the following hierarchy: YEAR/MONTH/DAY/IMG_something.JPG How could I do it easily with exiftool?
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Can I make my Nikon DSLR put photos in separate folders per day?

When I take photos, I want my camera to create a folder for that specific date, and when I take photos on another day, it'll have a folder for that specific day, and so on. During thtransfer of my ...
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Software to cross-check EXIF date taken vs date in filename?

I have a library of about 25,000 photos (JPGs). I have been maintaining the library so that the date taken in the EXIF data reflects the actual capture date, but I keep finding exceptions where I've ...
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Is it possible to view by date in Picasa?

I'm running Picasa on MacOS, and I can see all of my photos by person and by folder. But can I view them by date? Ideally I'd like to see 'virtual folders' by date YYYY/MM/DD like: 2015 01 25 ...
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Is “Date Taken” Exif data possible on .PNG file, and is it possible to copy “Date Modified” to “Date Taken”?

I want to change the Exif data for some .PNG files so that they have the "Date Taken" tag. Is it possible to use that tag on .PNG files? Is it possible to copy the "Date Modified" date to the "Date ...
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Why does my point and shoot camera lose the date/time when I turn it off?

My point and shoot camera used to keep the date when turned off. Now, every time I turn it on, I have to reset the date and time. What could cause this?
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Is there a problem with capture date in Nikon P340?

I have a P340 and, as far as I'm aware, the date has always been set correctly. However on New Years eve I shot a number of pictures at a New years party. Pictures taken from about 7 pm to around 1 ...
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How to deduplicate and centralize pictures from multiple cameras? [duplicate]

I have several cameras, some retired and/or broken, some working, some not. Their pictures are scattered across several computers, possibly with duplicates, and the original SD cards. The naming ...
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Can I batch set the date on Canon RAW files with a tool? [duplicate]

I have just noticed my cameras date has been wrong for the last month. However it is consistently wrong, so if I work out (or guess) the date and time of the first photograph, is there a tool that ...
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How to shift EXIF date/time created by time in days, hours, minutes?

I have two camera bodies, I was shooting while on vacation, when I downloaded the photos to lightroom, one body was set to the correct date/time, the other was off by 722 days, 4 hours, 32 minutes. ...
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Filtering by date in Lightroom

In Lightroom 3, using the metadata filter with one of the columns set to Date in hierarchical mode, I can easily narrow down the date range. I can easily get all photos from 2010, or all October 2010 ...