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Old Sep 5, 2010, 3:52 PM   #1
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Default Determining Focal Length on P90

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I wonder if anyone can help with what might or might not be a simple question. I have a Nikon P90, and have using it for about 9 months. I'm getting on ok with it. However, I've noticed on some web sites that have sample P90 shots give details of the focal length used in the picture. How is this done? I'm pretty much able to to use the zoom to the right effect, but I dont know what focal length I'm using. There's nothing in the display other than the zoom 'gauge' showing the level of zoom but not in terms of mm.

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Old Sep 5, 2010, 5:47 PM   #2
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Focal length is included in EXIF data. Get an exif reader to examine your photos and you'll be all set. Opanda is free and nice to use -- like many of the exif readers, it will show up on the menu of options when you right-click on an image if you are using Windows. I don't think Opanda is available for Macs, but I'm sure there are plenty of freebies for that OS, too.
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I don't think there is anything you can do while shooting. Apart from the info above, you can also look at the image properties using windows when they are your own photos rather that online ones, this will show the exif without the need for any other software.
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Thanks for the info. I Checked the EXIF under image properties using windows and all the info I needed was there.
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