Photos taken on camera

  Danp123 18:12 10 Jun 09
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Hi,

If someone takes some photos on a digital camera and then sends them to me how can I find out when they were taken?

Thanks

  Forum Editor 18:16 10 Jun 09

should be with the file; right click on the image and select 'properties'.

  tullie 18:17 10 Jun 09

Ask them? I dont know if right clicking/properties gives you any info.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 18:17 10 Jun 09

Right click on the image file and choose properties. The date is when the file was created which, 90% of the time, is when it was taken.

  Danp123 18:23 10 Jun 09

It's just I don't realy want to ask them so I will try the properties thing ans see if that works.

Thanks

  anchor 08:53 11 Jun 09

If the image is straight out of the camera it will show the date & time it was taken. This assumes that the correct date/time had been set in the camera.

If it has been modified, then the date will be that on which the modification was made.

  jack 09:20 11 Jun 09

Only if the image is sent 'as is' downloaded from camera.
If the image has gone through an editing process them the date of last edit is shown

  BT 16:52 11 Jun 09

If you have Photoshop Elements File>file Info will give you the EXIF data for the picture including the date it was taken. Similarly in Irfanview with the EXIF plug in.

  scotty 20:55 11 Jun 09

If you do not have Photoshop, Irfanview is a free program which allows you to read the EXIF data.

  Danp123 21:38 11 Jun 09

That sounds brilliat thanks guys where can I get plug in from.

  Danp123 21:38 11 Jun 09

That sounds brilliat thanks guys where can I get plug in from.

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