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No focus distance in EXIF?

Vox Sciurorum

Newton, US
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Vox Sciurorum Registered since 18th Oct 2007
Mon 30-Jan-12 12:49 AM

Nikon DSLR bodies take subject distance from "D" lenses and store it in image metadata. The EXIF metadata reader I use can't find focus distance in V1 images like it can in D200/D300/D700 images. Is the information not there or is it present in a new form the tool can't understand?

I find focus distance useful when taking closeups of live, moving insects because I can calculate the size of the subject. I know the magnification ratio at reported focus distances for my macro lenses.