Does EXIF tell if you used zoom?

Discussion in 'Digital Cameras' started by void, Aug 31, 2004.

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    void Guest

    Does any field in the EXIF data tell you if you shot the picture using optical
    zoom? I see a couple of fields relating to digital zoom, but I want to know
    if I used optical zoom, and how much.
    void, Aug 31, 2004
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    Alan Browne Guest

    Yes but it doesn't say if you inhaled.
    Alan Browne, Aug 31, 2004
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  3. On my Fuji S2 it does -- if the lens reported that information (I can
    mount old manual focus Nikon lenses on this puppy). But when I'm
    using a modern lens (lens with chip), yes, it records the focal
    David Dyer-Bennet, Sep 1, 2004
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    Drifter Guest

    Yes on the Canon 10D

    "I've been here, I've been there..."
    Drifter, Sep 1, 2004
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    stan Guest

    Depends on the camera. My Canon Digital Rebel provides that
    kind of information.
    stan, Sep 1, 2004
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    Matt Ion Guest

    The EXIF data from my DRebel not only includes which lens I used
    (18-55mm or 75-300mm), but what zoom length the lens was at for that
    shot. I'd say EXIF is *capable* of containing such data; the question
    is whether the specific camera produces and embeds it.
    Matt Ion, Sep 1, 2004
  7. No, I'm saying that *with chipped lenses* the S2 reports the focal
    length used, including zoom lenses.
    David Dyer-Bennet, Sep 1, 2004
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