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  1. For some RAWs, the EXIF data is complete and accurate; in some it is incomplete, and in others it is inaccurate. I used RAW images from two bodies and a variety of lenses: the RAW images had the same (long stable) firmware for all the photos being discussed, but the firmware (and models of the two bodies) were different from each other. In the menu bar with "Develop /Cancel" above the file name, the EXIF information may be correct, incorrect lens data, or camera only. For one camera (SD14), it showed only the resolution and size in output megapixels, camera model, and an incorrect lens. For another RAW photo, the information was complete and accurate. For another camera (SD1M), it shows same camera and image info info except zero lens info, and another RAW had complete and accurate (improved details and accurate, even). The Focus sidebar information looks correct, and for the first camera again (SD14) EXIF info appears correct except XML "auxLens" is wrong. Another RAW file was missing about 50-70% of all its XML data. This only occurs on some photos, but on other photos, the information was correct. And in fact, on some photos, it is now more accurate: it is now not only showing the correct tele zoom, but it also indicated "+2x" to show that a 2x tele converter had been installed on the lens. It did not indicate the specific teleconverter used - just the magnification factor. For the missing or inaccurate lens EXIF data RAW files, I couldn't edit the lens correction data. In this version it also seems to take longer to restore the UI when tabbing from a minimized state to a full screen state: the image appears immediately, but outer background takes about 1-2 seconds, then menus filling over top of the background takes an additional 1-2 seconds. And I'm not certain, but I may have had inconsistent information displayed from the same image (accidentally) opened several images later. I had done a lot of tests on the betas two through four versions ago, but not much on this one or the next most recent one version before this current one. It is possible that the same behaviour existed and I didn't see it. However, in the betas prior to these two most recent, I did not see this behaviour, and I had done much more extensive testing (I have an existing beta issue currently being analyzed by the devs, where RAW images from one of the cameras, the SD1M (same as the other Merrill sensor cameras), requires heavy denoising, which throws away an abnormal amount of image detail: whereas the SD14 body processes perfectly noiseless and razor sharp output for well lit images, even when zero sharpening and zero denoising are applied). Thanks!
  2. Re-posting in the right forum... Can Serif provides a suitable API for reading EXIF data from a Affinity Photo document (.afphoto) ? Or has the Affinity Photo file format been documented somewhere so tools like NeoFinder can read these values of EXIF data ? Thanks PS. Neofinder Web site: https://www.cdfinder.de/en/info.html
  3. Can Serif provides a suitable API for reading EXIF data from a Affinity Photo document (.afphoto) ? Or has the Affinity Photo file format been documented somewhere so tools like NeoFinder can read these values of EXIF data ? Thanks PS. Neofinder Web site: https://www.cdfinder.de/en/info.html
  4. Hi. I use photoscape along with affinity photo. PhotoScape has a unique option on the rightclick menu to edit or copy the exif metadata. For those who don't know what metadata is, the EXIF is imbedded into a RAW or JPEG or TIFF to record details relevant to the picture. For example, ISO Fstop focal length of lens exposure time are all recorded as well as photograph date drive mode etc. This is a really handy tool so I don't have to carry pencil and paper around with me when taking photos. I note this feature is also missing in Affinity photo. I can cut paste across applications but to have this feature in publisher would be very helpful.
  5. I am new to affinity photo, just purchased it. the version is 1.6.5.135 using on laptop which runs Windows10. I need help to adjust the way EXIF value are shown in EXIF panel. The FNumber is shown as 14/5 instead of 2.8, Exposure Time is shown as 10/1 instead of 10 secs, Metering mode is shown as 5. How do I get it to show f2.8, 10 secs, Evaluative or Spot etc?
  6. Camera: Nikon D7100 Operating System: Windows 10 with latest updates MetaData (Camera and Lens info) missing after Export from AP Beta 1.7.0.284. Here are the steps I am following: 1. Rate photos using Nikon's Software ViewNX-2. All meta data readable and correct displayed from .NEF file in software. 2. Edit and create .tiff file using PhotoLab 2. All meta data readable and correctly displayed from .NEF file in software. 3. Edit in Affinity Photo in example used just the HSL filter. All meta data readable and correctly displayed from the .tiff file on the EXIF tab of AP. 4. Export from Affinity Photo and create .jpg file. Steps used to check work: 5. Open .jpg file in Nikon's Software ViewNX-2. No camera or lens meta data displayed. 6. Open .jpg file in PhotoLab 2. Camera data and settings displayed correct but no lens meta data displayed. 7. Open .jpg file in Affinity Photo. All meta data readable and correctly displayed from the .jpg file on the EXIF tab of AP. It appears the camera and lens data is not being deleted because Affinity Photo can see it fine. But, other software is unable to see the camera and lens information. I noticed this problem in the released version today too. What got me to checking was the place where I upload files for sale (clickasnap.com) was not longer displaying my lens information. I reported the problem to them thinking it was something on their end in reading the exif data correctly. However, when today I checked the forum and saw the persons note about the Nikon D7200 meta data I thought I would run these checks to see if the problem might be on my end. I believe something might have changed in the last full release. If you need the .NEF, .TIFF, .JPG, and Affinity Photo project file to confirm this I can upload them. Hope this information helps. Peace Marvin
  7. Camera: Nikon D7100 Operating System: Windows 10 with latest updates MetaData (Camera and Lens info) missing after Export from AP Beta 1.7.0.284. Here are the steps I am following: 1. Rate photos using Nikon's Software ViewNX-2. All meta data readable and correct displayed from .NEF file in software. 2. Edit and create .tiff file using PhotoLab 2. All meta data readable and correctly displayed from .NEF file in software. 3. Edit in Affinity Photo in example used just the HSL filter. All meta data readable and correctly displayed from the .tiff file on the EXIF tab of AP. 4. Export from Affinity Photo and create .jpg file. Steps used to check work: 5. Open .jpg file in Nikon's Software ViewNX-2. No camera or lens meta data displayed. 6. Open .jpg file in PhotoLab 2. Camera data and settings displayed correct but no lens meta data displayed. 7. Open .jpg file in Affinity Photo. All meta data readable and correctly displayed from the .jpg file on the EXIF tab of AP. It appears the camera and lens data is not being deleted because Affinity Photo can see it fine. But, other software is unable to see the camera and lens information. I noticed this problem in the released version today too. What got me to checking was the place where I upload files for sale (clickasnap.com) was not longer displaying my lens information. I reported the problem to them thinking it was something on their end in reading the exif data correctly. However, when today I checked the forum and saw the persons note about the Nikon D7200 meta data I thought I would run these checks to see if the problem might be on my end. I believe something might have changed in the last full release. If you need the .NEF, .TIFF, .JPG, and Affinity Photo project file to confirm this I can upload them. Hope this information helps. Peace Marvin
  8. When I tried batch processing of photos, I did: select the raw photos use a macro to apply the same crop save as png The exif data was dropped from the photos. When I did the operations on the photos one by one the exif data was preserved into the png files.
  9. Hello, I am a new Affinity Photo user and I found out, that when I export file to JPEG, I loose EXIF info. When I open RAW file from my camera Nikon D700 in Development persona, EXIF tool doesn't read all the EXIF info (compare to Nikon ViewNXi, where I see a lot more EXIF information about image settings, camera info, flash info, Picture control settings etc.). When I develop image, work on it in Photo persona (using NIK collection plugin as well) and export it to JPEG (embed metadata checked), EXIF data is lost then. Is there any way to preserve all the original EXIF data embedded in RAW image when developing and exporting image in Affinity Photo? I attached file to see what EXIF is displayed in Development persona when I open RAW image. Is it same for you guys? Or do you have more detailed EXIF? Thanks for help. Peter
  10. Hi. I am sorry if this has been asked before but I have searched the forum and cannot find an answer for this. I have been happily using AP for several months and learning lots, and have now got to a stage where I am finalising several bits of work. When I work in Photoshop before going further I would go to File Info and then add the image info such as title, description, relevant searchable keywords, and then add all my copyright info and my url, so once it goes out my image has relevant metadata attached to it to help protect it and identify it should people need to contact me. I cannot find out how I do this ANYWHERE in AP and it is a basic but really critical element to the process. Please can someone advise me where and how I access the file info section for images so I can add this information. I have even converted AP images into jpegs etc and searched that way in case this option only becomes visible with more recognised file types but with no luck. I cannot believe a programme as smart as Affinity has not built this in, as in this day and age it is really important to protect your copyright and also allow your image to become searchable with key words. Thanks in advance for your help
  11. I am a full-time professional photographer and I'm very impressed with Affinity Photo for iPad. I believe it could allow myself and other photojournalists, who are often traveling with a lot of gear and transmitting images from the field, to lighten our loads and simplify our editing workflow. However, I need to be able to edit/append photo metadata without having to send the photos back over to my laptop. Specifically, I need to include caption/description, copyright status, location data, and creator/contact info with the files I submit. Currently, there is only one iPad app I know that can do this (Photogene) but it is set to become obsolete as soon as iOS11 is released. I'd love to help develop this app for photojournalists, I think it would be a great tool for many of us. Thanks so much!
  12. Hi; I hope no-one minds if I ask advice while also sharing... I created this 4096x2160;16bit;P3 file as part of a series of test images for checking a cinema auditorium. Obviously, it is using cone gradients of the primary and secondary colors, then flipping them around to meet up in a pattern. One major problem that I have had is getting each 1000x1000 square to exactly butt up against each other without leaving a fine (fine, fine, fine) line between them. It shows on the ADesigner screen image and shows up in the TIFF image (12-bit TIFF is what is required for the transfer to a cinema projector file.) I have spent hours (iMac with 5k screen) futzing and finally came up with the technique of putting a strip of color behind the two blocks and applying a gradient to that (not perfect perfect, but pretty close.) I found that by laboriously going to each block and instead of leaving the "transform" numbers as they are, that if I go through each one and put in a bunch of zeros after the number that the blocks gets closer to being perfectly together. In other words, instead of X position of 48 I type in 48,00000000 or for W and H of 1000 I type in 1000,0000000000 ... and also very importantly for R, 90 must be 90,000000000 – I just put in an arbitrary number of zeros, but it seems to straiten out. Now, maybe I didn't have 'whole numbers' turned on early in the process, and that would have solved the issue. I tried that later and it doesn't seem to always help – and things seem to shift (dither between ± points) if I don't give it the precision of the added zeros. I'd just like to hear from others as to whether this has come up with you before (or if I am the only psychotic doing things where this matters?)? Also, what I am learning today and what I originally came to the forum for, is if there is a way to add exif data within Designer? Anyway, thanks! Good luck to us all... WhitePriSec.afdesign WhitePriSec1.tiff
  13. Exif data is totally cut of by Export Persona It is only properly exported/adapted from RAW by File/Export function. Generally: The Exif handling should be implemented much better. In comparison to Lr/Photoshop it is de facto inexistent. Of course there is the "All" view. But in there, I mess up with the countless xml tags, which are quite inconvenient to use - if you don't know the correct meaning by heart - what I do not and I have no intention to learn them. Guys, I want to use the program and not mess around with xml tags I have no clue of Appreciate any help, reply, whatever... Cheers mates, Roland PS: I was not sure, shall I post this under bugs or enhancement requests. Somehow it is like Schrödinger's cat: both
  14. I'm a long time Photoshop user. One of the default things I do before posting photos to the web is add a title, description, copyright info, and keywords to my files. I really, really, really want to be able to do that in Affinity Photo! I've tried using a standalone EXIF editor on my iMac, but only part of the data added is retained when output for the web (after editing in Affinity Photo -- i.e. all keywords/tags are missing).
  15. Hey folks, actually I am very upset at the moment cause I have to repair manually lot of the data from my photos made from my trip in Scotland. Actually I use the raw development from my Panasonic data and this kills and messes up everything in the EXIF. E.g. the GPS data that is recorded well in the jpeg and the .rw2 file from the cam. I open the rw2 and develop with affinity photo and long story short... after the export to jpeg again the GPS data is "modified" means that the longitude is changed from west to east ??? WHY!? Finally all of my pics have been shot in the middle of the north sea now... great! Another thing is the time stamp in the file.. After editing, developing, editing and exporting to Jpeg I place the photos to the Macintosh app Photos to use as library After the import of the files the mess begins... all photos are mixed up and not anymore in the right order. I hit CMD+I for the information ... the timestamp seems to be correct. I dabble click the time to check the timezone ... and it is f***** up.. no time zone and a time which has nothing to do with the original and neither with the editing Maybe someone have an idea how to fix it for the future... now I have edited all timestamps and gps data manually which took me some days what I want to avoid in future...
  16. When manipulating RAW files and exporting them into JPEG, the EXIF data does not contain any clue, that the JPEG was created using Affinity Photo. Most other tools use the EXIF-Tag "Software" to identify, they were used (e.g. Photoshop, Windows Photo Editor, Lightroom etc.). Wouldn't this help to increase the degree of recognition of Affinity Photo?
  17. In AFFINITY PHOTO, EXIF date shot lost on export I cannot find the date and time of shot after exporting the image .psd or .jpg. Date shot is OK when saving in .afphoto format — see screen shots. How can I keep date and time of shot in other formats? Thanks for the tip.
  18. So, first of all - Such a neat application, certainly a worthy opponent of Photoshop. I basically bought it for some of the specialty features, like the 360 image editing, but have been enjoying the other benefits, such as a sensible interface, decent filters, RAW developing etc. as well. But I have run into a bug - which is wrecking some of that 360 editing I bought the software for. Problem is - the 360-degree camera I'm using - Mi Sphere - uses the UserComment Exif field to save the gyro data just as a sequence of bytes - which to our eyes looks like gibberish. But good, useful gibberish. Now if I process a RAW file and save it as a JPEG (possibly same happens JPEG to JPEG, haven't had a need to do that) that data is corrupted by, I assume, it being converted into some limited type of string or such - and all the special characters (that correspond to byte data) just become question marks. And then, because of that, other apps that use this data to, for example, straighten the image don't work properly any more. Would be nice to have this fixed.
  19. Would be fine if the APhoto OSX QuickLook-addon would also show the associated Exif info for .afphoto files in the finder.
  20. Experimenting with the use of Affinity Photo 1.6.6 for developing raw files, I discovered the camera/lens metadata seems to be missing from the saved .afphoto files. Is this the intended behavior? When I export a JPG, the exif data is present. I'm reading this in my DAM, Photo Supreme, which seems to be one of the few mac applications capable of creating a thumbnail image from the native .afphoto file. Thanks in advance for your answer Bob
  21. EXIF data is lost when sharing images to Apple Photos from Affinity Photo 1.6.6 using File > Share > Add to Photos, please retain this data.
  22. Using the trial version of Affinity Photo I recognized that AP 1.6 is modifying the embedded metadata on export of a jpeg image. Mainly the MakerNotes have been deleted. This worries me because perhaps I can not show anymore sweep panoramas on my Sony TV. I assume that the slide show function of the TV evaluates certain MakerNotes of an image. However I could not verify that because my trial period was too short and has expired meanwhile :-( Who of you AP experts have experience with sweep panoramas and can (or cannot) confirm that AP does not affect this function at all? TIA
  23. I noticed that embedded metadata of an exported jpg image are modified by the Affinity Photo trial version (Windows). Obviously MakerNotes are stripped. That worries me in particular with my sweep panorama pictures of my Sony digicam. I assume that Sony MakerNotes must be evaluated to display a sweep panorama correctly. Unfortunately my trial version expired and I could not check this :-(. My question: is this sweep panorama function affected by AP ? Any experience with AP 1.6. exports of Sony sweep panoramas? TIA
  24. Hello, great tool. I've got AP trial (version 1.6.0.89). The EFIF-Tab shows "n/a" at all entries after opening any file. So with jpegs and raws of different cameras (canon & panasonic). Starting the app as admin doesn't help. Exeption rule on the anti virus tool doesn't help. Installing program in a different folder on d:\ doesn't help. I know inbetween that it concerns the tool exiftool.exe in the resources folder. Couldn't find more help or topics. Addidtional: I work with photoshop (elements for private use and CC in job). May I add a wish for the developers to copy a helpful workflow from photoshop: Increase / decrease brush size by moving mouse left/right while pressing ALT and right mousebutton. Also increase / decrease brush hardness by moving mouse up/down while pressing ALT and right mousebutton. Meaning all types of brushes such as clone brush, paint brush, dodge brush and so on. Certainly a huge wish, but would be definitively an immense help. Collegues always applause, when I show them this trick on photoshop. (Should I create a separate content for this?) Sorry about my english. It's not my first language. Greetings... Juergen.
  25. Hello, I am testing the trial version of Affinity (v 1.6.0.89) to develop RAW files from my Fujifilm X10 camera (.RAF files). When I open the file, the EXIF data is not loaded (all fields are set to "n/d" on EXIF panel). With other software the exif is correctly displayed. Is there a support for Exif data for this specific camera in Affinity ? Regards,
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