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Why don't Exif tags contain time zone information?

EXIF v2.31 (p49) defined time-zone offset fields in 2016 and the XMP time-zone guidelines (p33-34) also consider time-zones. The implementation in cameras and programs is rather minimalist at the ...
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Why don't Exif tags contain time zone information?

CIPA DC- 008 is the standard for Exif 2.2. Of note it makes no mention of "timezone." "GMT" is also not mentioned either. The term "UTC" does appear but only specifies the GPS time is recorded as such....
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IPTC vs XMP: how do they differ

Poring over the Wikipedia entries: What you call "IPTC" is really the "IPTC Information Interchange Model" defined by the "International Press Telecommunications Council"....
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ExifTool command (Windows 10) to move files to a separate directory if the modified-date is later than the date-taken

Try this command: exiftool -d "%Y:%m:%d %H:%M:%S" -r -if "$FileModifyDate gt $DateTimeOriginal" -directory=/path/to/modified/ /path/to/source ...
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Lightroom 6 - suggestions on how organize pictures

Lightroom is strongest in VIRTUAL organization. You have numerous choices, among them (and not mutually exclusive): You can physically (on disk) organize in any way convenient; I personally prefer ...
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What photo editing software will keep tags (incl. face/people tags) with the file (EXIF/XMP)?

digiKam (https://www.digikam.org) writes tags into the metadata of the image.
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Annotating scanned photos so that the results are portable

EXIF is mostly for technical details from the camera that created the picture, though there are some items such as GPS coordinates and date/time stamps that are appropriate to add such as in your case....
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Transfer Lightroom Classic colour labels to Mac Finder

There are multiple ways to do this, it depends on the type of photos (JPEG or RAW) and the desire to automate. Plugin This shareware plugin seems to do what you want. When exporting your images, it ...
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Inconsistent behavior when adding new hierarchical tags in Digikam

If I understood your question correctly, it might be the Toggle Auto setting of DigiKam. With the Captions pane open, right-...
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How to retrieve tags from "Amazon Photos"?

I asked Amazon client support: it is not possible, but they "are glad to have received my request and have transmitted it to their team". I also asked on the Amazon developper forum (not sure it is ...
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How can I tag my images online?

From what I understand by reading your question it seems the main problem you have is of retrospective organisation of existing content incrementally and long term management of new inflowing content ...
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How can I tag my images online?

I was looking for something similar back in 2011-2012 (without the tagging capabilities) so this answer may not be the most up to date with today's new technologies. WARNING: The setup for this ...
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How can I avoid importing tag synonyms as new tags in Lightroom?

Where are the synonyms being stored in the exported images? In general on export Lr is gonna write all the keywords and synonyms into a flat list. IPTC provides for keywords, and that's it. Keyword ...
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What photo editing software will keep tags (incl. face/people tags) with the file (EXIF/XMP)?

If you are using Windows Photo Gallery (WPG), the "People Tags" are stored within the file as XMP Metadata using the Microsoft People Tag Schema. I you wish to move to another format, check out my ...
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How does XMP define the face region?

The XMP files created by Lightroom seems to follow the MWG description (website currently down), as it contains this link to describe its content : xmlns:mwg-rs="http://www.metadataworkinggroup.com/...
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How to find photos that do not have any keywords assigned to them in Adobe Bridge?

You can filter photos without a keyword in Bidge: Navigate to the folder that has the photos with and without keywords. Go to the Filter panel. If it's not shown, go to Window → Filter panel. Click ...
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Migrating away from Picasa - "Write faces to XMP" changes the hashes of images

From your comments I understand you currently have an image library in Picasa, with photos which might become duplicated in the future (due to re-downloading). To ease the deduplication process you ...
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Categorizing images using Exiftool

Based on my workflow (use Lightroom) I see keywords are stored in IPTC IIM variable Keywords. Also you can check for variable ...
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is there photo management software that includes tagging and fuzzy dates?

Digikam, Photools iMatch, Adobe Lightroom will all import your photos into their catalogue, without moving them. These are just some of the available programs, look for photo management software that ...
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What are the ways to quickly sort photos by subject?

Image recognition software is available but has several risks, as google found out, so you would need to either spend a lot of time training a machine learning image recognition system (which Google ...
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Migrating away from Picasa - "Write faces to XMP" changes the hashes of images

What you'll want to use are XMP sidecar files. These hold XMP data such as image face regions and IPTC Core/Ext data in a file with the same base name and an .xmp ...
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What photo editing software will keep tags (incl. face/people tags) with the file (EXIF/XMP)?

Picasa will write face data to JPG EXIF, you just need to enable the option under TOOLS | OPTIONS | NAME TAGS | STORE NAME TAGS IN PHOTO. Only problem is that it won't go back and update all your ...
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Online photo management for non-profit organization

Check out a new service called Snapphound at www.snapphound.com. It has all of these admin features and more, plus allows you to further market and fundraise around your cause, among many other ...
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How to filter photos in Lightroom 6 by EffectiveMaxAperture EXIF tag?

You can customize the Metadata panel to show the Max Aperture tag. In the Metadata panel, click "Customize" at the bottom. Select "Max Aperture" under the "Camera Info" ...
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Do different software programs store meta keyword tags differently?

JPEG, TIFF, PSD, and other file formats can include numerous types of standards, so as long as your software can be written to detect and parse these standards, you should be able to extract the ...
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What photo editing software will keep tags (incl. face/people tags) with the file (EXIF/XMP)?

Photo Station for DSM (Synology NAS operating system) supports XMP Regions for tagging people (names), which is the same as for Windows Live Photo Gallery: "the Supports people tags from Windows Live ...
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