Wrong year for the past 18 days

When I got my Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Elph, I thought everything was perfect. I was wrong. There’s nothing physically wrong, but from January 5th until today, I had the camera set to 2006 instead of 2007.

What the freak.

At least I caught it before a few months went by. I manually changed all the affected photos on Flickr, but what about the 200+ photos on my hard drive?

So, I ask you – how do I change the “Date Picture Taken” in mass quantities? (I’m using Windows XP.)

[Potato Head has saved some alien toys]
Alien toys: You have saved our lives. We are eternally grateful.
Mr. Potato Head: Will you just leave me alone?

Quote from Toy Story 2 – my weird way of saying thanks in advance if you can help me out…

UPDATE: January 28, 2007 @ 10:40am – I emailed Amit at Photojojo, and he replied really quick. Solution? Jhead! It’s really small, and runs only in command prompt. I just copied it into each of the affected folders, used the -ds extension, then set the correct date in each of the affected folders. Thanks a ton, Amit!

Published by

Bryan Villarin

Bryan is a Community Guardian at Automattic. He's also a photographer, card magician, and cat whisperer. (Thanks to my friend and colleague Steve Blythe for the sweet photo!)

Talk to me, Goose

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s