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Old Apr 5, 2006, 7:56 PM   #1
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someone told me i can se what kind of camera took a picture by looking at their exif data. what does he mean by this and how do i do it? Sorry i am just a newbie really to photography.

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Old Apr 5, 2006, 8:02 PM   #2
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A number of image editors and viewers can see camera information and settings in an image's header.

One free editor that lets you see it is Irfanview . You'll find the information for an image you open under Image, Information, EXIF.

A product that lets you see the information from within a browser (they have free plutgins for IE and Firefox) is IExif

If you have other image editors, they may let you see the info, too.

Not all images will have the EXIF intact. Some image editors will strip it out when saving an edited image.

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Old Apr 5, 2006, 8:44 PM   #3
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If you are asking about how to view Exif info when browsing web, there are plugins which work with your browser.


This is the one I use. It is available thru the right-click menu when your cursor is on the picture.

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Old Apr 5, 2006, 8:47 PM   #4
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"Exifer" lets you read the Exif Data. Also you can save the exif data from an image fileand re-insert it after editing (if your editing software has stripped it)
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Old Apr 14, 2006, 12:27 AM   #5
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What will work for us Macintosh users?
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Old Apr 14, 2006, 1:26 AM   #6
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Use the Google, Luke.
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