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cthisbear

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PostPosted: Fri 30 Dec 2011, 07:37    Post subject:  Don't steal me camera -
Subject description: camera thieves meet their match
 

" Every photo you take with your digital camera contains hidden
information about the images (such as the settings used to take it)
and the camera (such as the make, model and unique serial number
used to identify it).
This is known as "exif" data. "

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/cameras/snapped-camera-thieves-meet-their-match-20111229-1pdkw.html#ixzz1i17Mnyjt

http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/cameras/snapped-camera-thieves-meet-their-match-20111229-1pdkw.html

Chris.
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Flash
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PostPosted: Fri 30 Dec 2011, 09:41    Post subject:  

Now that I see this, I remember reading that someone whose camera was stolen found it by looking for its exif metadata in pictures on the internet. The exif metadata can be removed or altered, but whoever posted the pictures probably didn't know about exif metadata. Laughing
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Fossil

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PostPosted: Fri 30 Dec 2011, 15:52    Post subject:  

Using GQView. Go to 'View'. 'Exif-Data', tick 'Advanced View' - lower right corner. All is revealed.
But, as Flash remarked, some software on resizing the image also strips the internal markers.
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Flash
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PostPosted: Fri 30 Dec 2011, 16:02    Post subject:  

Is GQView a Windows program?
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Fossil

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PostPosted: Sat 31 Dec 2011, 12:04    Post subject:  

Quote:
Is GQView a Windows program?

GQView is a small image viewing program for Puppy 4 series. It can be found as a .pet. gqview-2.0.4-i386.pet
Now superceded by other image viewing programs, it's still fast, and has a good array of features.
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big_bass

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PostPosted: Sat 31 Dec 2011, 12:18    Post subject:  

Hey cthisbear

I enjoyed the story
thanks for the post
Joe

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Mint would be best for general users though
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cthisbear

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PostPosted: Sun 01 Jan 2012, 04:10    Post subject:  

Thanks Joe.

A happy 2012 to you and our puppy entourage.

Chris.
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