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I can't figure out how to show date on the picture

janicev

Duvall, US
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janicev Silver Member Nikonian since 11th Jul 2009
Fri 08-Feb-13 02:51 AM

Hi all - hope someone can help me with this. I need to show the date taken on each image in a series of pictures. I can find the date taken easily enough in the camera data, but I can't figure out how to make it appear on the image. I really really appreciate any help!

thanks!

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JosephK

Seattle, WA, US
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#1. "RE: I can't figure out how to show date on the picture" | In response to Reply # 0

JosephK Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his excellent and frequent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community in the Nikonians spirit. Nikonian since 17th Apr 2006
Fri 08-Feb-13 09:06 AM

This is not normally a feature found on DSLRs. I am pretty sure none of Nikon's do it.

There are probably ways to do it as post-processing automation in some of the higher-end editors like Photoshop or PaintShopPro.

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janicev

Duvall, US
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#2. "RE: I can't figure out how to show date on the picture" | In response to Reply # 1

janicev Silver Member Nikonian since 11th Jul 2009
Fri 08-Feb-13 07:11 PM

thanks, i was afraid that was the case. i'll have to add it separately to each one then.

appreciate the response!!!

janice

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mklass

Tacoma, US
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#3. "RE: I can't figure out how to show date on the picture" | In response to Reply # 2

mklass Platinum Member As a semi-professional involved in all manner of photographic genres including portraiture, sports, commercial, and events coverage, Mick is always ready to help Nikonians by sharing his deep knowledge of photography and printing. Donor Ribbon awarded for his generous support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 08th Dec 2006
Fri 08-Feb-13 07:34 PM

You might be able to do it with some software/s watermarking feature. I use PhotoMechanic for image management and browsing, and you can watermark images using the variables that reads the date shot from the exif data.

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janicev

Duvall, US
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#4. "RE: I can't figure out how to show date on the picture" | In response to Reply # 3

janicev Silver Member Nikonian since 11th Jul 2009
Sat 09-Feb-13 05:16 AM

thanks! for now i have just inserted the date into each one of the little beggars. i will look into that for the next project.

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kentak

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#5. "RE: I can't figure out how to show date on the picture" | In response to Reply # 0

kentak Silver Member Nikonian since 03rd Jul 2010
Sun 10-Feb-13 05:33 PM

Check this out.

http://www.betterjpeg.com/stamping.htm

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