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Metadata is additional data related to a photo, this is usually written by the camera into the image file at the time of shooting but can be edited later. This metadata includes information such as the time and date of shooting, equipment involved and settings used.

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Software for detecting orange dates on 4x6" photo prints and adding to metadata

Is there any software that will detect (e.g., OCR) the orange date timestamps burned into 4x6" snapshot prints and automatically add the date EXIF metadata? Would be interested in options either baked ...
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How do these modern multi-lens/multi-sensor smartphones work?

My last smartphone just had one front lens, so I could understand. My current phone has three front lenses (and three sensors, too, I guess), so I was a bit surprised, that I had zero control over the ...
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How do I find raw files corresponding to selected JPEGS

I shoot RAW + JPEG on fujifilm cameras and 90% of the time I'm fully content with my jpeg images but a few could use some editing. To save time I would like to cull my photos into three categories: ...
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What EXIF fields are commonly populated and don't vary shot-to-shot on photos from the same camera?

For programmatic reasons I'd like to be able to group photos taken by a photographer using multiple cameras on a given day by the camera. I'm thinking make, model, & software. Though it's very ...
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Does anybody know software that limits amount of keywords?

Does anybody know software that limits the amount of keywords in each photo, e.g. by discarding all keywords above keyword no. 50, for example? (Of course using the given sorting of keywords) If ...
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Managing time zone data in jpg files for use in Google Photos

I wish to create a Google Photos album which displays my images in the order that I dictate. My problem would not exist if Google Photos would offer the option of sorting images in an album by ...
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Wrong EXIF data when uploading directly from camera

Given a webform where I can upload a photo I have two different outcomes. 1 When uploading a picture that was taken earlier, the EXIF data of the uploaded picture contains orientation "top left&...
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LG phone camera. How to interpret this EXIF User Comment metadata? "0 FM0 CR0 Prmid2 mxDrkA..."

What do the following numbers and abbreviations mean? Photos taken with LG phone cameras tend to have information like this in the "User Comment" metadata: ...
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Change EXIF format in Lightroom Classic

I noticed Lightroom Classic outputs the Exposure Time in the EXIF data as 0.0025 instead of 1/400. Is there anyway I can change ...
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How to transfer Microsoft Photo Person tags to 'normal file tags'?

How to transfer Microsoft Photo Person tags to 'normal file tags'? For instance, I found a program called "TagThatPhoto" that has a video about MS Photo Gallery that says it can transfer ...
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Metadata "keywords" or "descriptions" for non-controlled-vocabulary search terms?

I have a bunch of unorganized scanned family photos. I want to add metadata to make them more searchable. I thought I'd mostly use the IPTC keyword field (because ...
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Can't set Sony image ratings via windows explorer

I'm having issues changing metadata for photos from 1 camera. When I load photos from my camera (Nikon D7000) I can use the details bar at the bottom of windows explorer to add tags, change star ...
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Camera showing incorrect used focal length in EXIF data

Using a Canon 5D Mk2 with a 17-40mm f/4L lens. Everything seems to work just fine, except no matter how i shoot, the EXIF-data will show 40mm as the used focal length, even if I know the image is ...
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How to enter multiline caption in Lightroom metadata preset?

I want to insert a predefined image description (called "Description" in Adobe Bridge CS5 and "caption" in Adobe Lightroom). I defined a metadata preset with the relevant tags and ...
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How do I add multiple tags or keywords in Lightroom using a preset?

I want to add a set of keywords for certain types of photos - typically for a certain flower I want to add as keywords its scientific name, its vernacular name, and the tagד "flower" and &...
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DigiKam: Transfer XMP Data from grouped JPEG to RAW

i have a large image collection in DigiKam that consists of grouped JPEG and RAW images. JPEG images are the thing displayed by the group by default. I'm pretty sure that I configured digikam in a way ...
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Samsung "Scene Optimizer" and EXIF data

Considering this earlier question Is it generally accepted that "Samsung 'space zoom' moon shots are fake" and that some cellphones (e.g. S20 Ultra) use AI to add features? Leaving ...
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Lightroom Classic synchronize folder fails to import metadata

I have Lightroom Classic 12.4 on my laptop and desktop, and store all my photos on my Synology NAS. I edit my photos locally on my laptop using Lightroom Classic, then (when I'm home) I use Lightroom ...
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Breaking down the format of the "Y Cb Cr Sub Sampling" EXIF tag

When using exiftool to inspect various images, I've seen lots of different values for the Y Cb Cr Sub Sampling tag. A few ...
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Set Date Created from filenames

I have around 4k photos and 1k videos that have no date in metadata because I switched my phones. All of them have the dates in the filenames in the format - ...
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Lightroom Classic v12.1 error: A change in Develope remove all Fujifilm metadata

Lightroom Classic v12.1 error: Any change in Develope removed all Fujifilm metadata (Exif tags) when saved. When comparing a jpg file from my X-H2s camera by ExifTool, the following where missing ...
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How can I change the "time taken" metadata for iPhone HEIC files?

I have some recent iPhone photos with timestamps in the wrong timezone. In Windows PowerShell, ...
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Which IPTC field to use for the lead image in a set?

Is there an IPTC field which allows me to specify that an image is the 'lead image' from a set? Not necessarily the first image, but more like a manually chosen cover-image for an album?
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I have 1000+ photos with intact metadata. I want to list the dates taken

I have 1000+ photos with intact metadata. I want to list the dates taken in tabular form with the photo image included. How can I do this?
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How to determine whether a coordinate is inside a geotagged image?

I have a JPEG image with Exif data that I can use to get latitude, longitude, altitude. How can I determine whether a coordinate (latitude, longitude, altitude) is inside or outside the above image?
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Software with GUI to edit a .CR2's metadata

I have happily been using Microsoft's Pro Photo Tools for about 10 years to batch-add keywords, location etc. to my CR2 files. Late last year it stopped working and from what I see it is a problem ...
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