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Re: [SLUG] Image Info


On Fri, 2003-03-14 at 11:27, Mark Paine wrote:
> 
> > I was wondering if anyone knew how to extract information from jpegs
> > such as when the image was created? I have been told that the info is
> > there and some doze s/w can extract it.My photos now have various file
> > creation dates so I would prefer to get the original shot date/time if
> > it is available.
> >
> > ie does this sort of thing exist?
> >
> >>getjpegdata -datecreated photo.jpg
> >
> > date created: 14/10/1066

Some jpeg files do and some don't contain the information. An old (1997)
Sony does not, but my later camera files do contain the information. For
some scripts to extract and manipulate, see
http://www.varp.net/photos/iOta.html

HTH,
Alan

> 
> A possibility is jhead at <http://www.sentex.net/~mwandel/jhead/>.  Came
> across it the other day when looking at gallery.  Of course, it only works
> with an exif jpeg file.
> 
> Mark P.
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