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Viggo

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Easiest way to view exif (date taken) on a mac?
« on: November 27, 2017, 04:30:09 AM »
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Looks like "Inspector" in "Preview" shows the correct date, can anyone confirm this, please?


Hi!

First off, I export everything from Lightroom, and keep them in separate folders, not using Lr for organizing for a lot of reasons.

But I  want to see when a picture was taken on a Mac, using "Get Info" only shows when the file was created, exported from Lr. I know I can use an Exif-view app, but that means I have to open the shot in a different software, and it would take way to much time when I need to go through lots of shots and sort them by date.

Is there a very quick (mouseover type) way to view the actual date of picture in Finder or something else that's fast?

Thanks!
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Easiest way to view exif (date taken) on a mac?
« on: November 27, 2017, 04:30:09 AM »

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Re: Easiest way to view exif (date taken) on a mac?
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2017, 05:46:34 AM »
Why not use bridge..?

Just drop the image folder and go scroll through the images using the metadata tab...

Its what bridge was designed for, as an image viewer and organiser.
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Re: Easiest way to view exif (date taken) on a mac?
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2017, 07:02:58 AM »
Looks like "Inspector" in "Preview" shows the correct date, can anyone confirm this, please?

Yes, that’s correct. 
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Re: Easiest way to view exif (date taken) on a mac?
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2017, 07:26:52 AM »
Looks like "Inspector" in "Preview" shows the correct date, can anyone confirm this, please?

Yes, that’s correct.

Thanks!

Btw, I set my my Wacom up, with the express keys, to open Preview and then in Preview I sat the same button to open Inspector, that way I can choose a picture, press the button my Wacom twice and I can see the true date. Worked like a charm.
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Re: Easiest way to view exif (date taken) on a mac?
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2017, 07:26:52 AM »