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kdmort 02-03-2013 10:59 AM

"Date Photo Taken" to "Date Created"
 
Hi, we just bought our first iMac to replace our PC. We have transferred our files from the PC, but now all of the original data is gone. For instance, all of our photos now say that the "Date Created" is the day that the files were transferred to our iMac, instead of the actual date that the photo was taken. This poses a big problem with having around 190 GB of photos and 100 GB of video that I am now not sure of the date that they were taken. We do still have the original photos in our PC, but I would like the original dates to be correct. Does anyone know how to properly transfer photos and videos while keeping the correct data? Thank you for your help!

MinnieMouse9 02-04-2013 02:19 PM

"date photo taken" to "date created'
 
It's a most annoying problem but you can find the date your photo was taken with this recipe. Open your image in Photoshop CS5. Then FILE menu, FILE INFO, and then choose either the DESCRIPTION tab or CAMERA DATA tab. The date the photo was taken will show up there. Cheers.

MinnieMouse9 02-06-2013 08:00 AM

I am new to Mac and didn't know that bit about iPhoto. Thanks for the tip, it's handy for looking up info quickly.


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