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Old May 20, 2014, 6:11 PM   #1
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Default camera make from picture

As some of you know, I had a Canon S5 before I bought the FZ150. (I still have the S5.) On occasion I look back at my pictures and want to know which camera I used. (The exif data is gone after editing.) I have even tried PIE, which provides 3 or 4 different types of information bases, and often the camera make is not to be found. Is there a way of telling which camera was used that I'm not aware of?
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Old May 21, 2014, 3:38 AM   #2
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If you haven't re-sized the images- that'll give the game away...
The FZ's are 4000x3000 (or 4000x2672 in 3/2 format, 4000x2248 in 16/9)
The S5's will be 3264x2448 or 3264x1832 in it's wide option.
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Hi Simon,
Unfortunately I have resized many of them, usually cropped them.
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Old May 21, 2014, 8:35 AM   #4
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Unfortunately I have resized many of them, usually cropped them.
I presume, from all this, that you didn't save the originals. That might be something you should think about going forward.
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Old May 21, 2014, 8:39 AM   #5
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What program are you using for editing?

Both Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5 can leave the EXIF and IPTC data intact in a JPG image after export. They do not automatically clear it on resize unless you select that option.

It is too late for the already existing images but it might just be some option to leave it intact in the program you are using to edit for future images.

Unfortunately the Adobe CC products Photoshop/Lightroom are on the expensive side and you can only rent them for 9.99$us a month.
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Hi TCav,
Yes...... probably a good idea.
Hi Peter,
Oh that depends on what I'm trying to do at the time. I have about 4 editing programs that I use, depending on the task, PSE 6 is one of them; but PIE (Picture Information Extractor) did not give me any indication as to what i might have used.
Thanks for your help. This is not a big issue. Most of the time I use the FZ150. In the future, I'll just make a notation in the title, if I use the S5 ..... that should solve the problem.
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Shinnen- I guess that your original question speaks volumes for the S5's quality....
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Hi Simon,
Yes, I guess it does. I had a lot of trouble letting go of it, for several reasons, but it's not the camera the FZ150 is. It can come close to competing on stills of architecture, when there's lot's of light and no requirement for a wide angle, but that's about it.
I'm very pleased that you, and others, helped me to decide on the FZ150. It takes beautiful pictures.
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