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03-27-2018, 07:10 AM   #1
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possible to set K-5 IIS to embed date/time on picture?

I want to make some pix that show a date/time stamp. Does the K-5 have this capability in settings? Haven't seen anything in the users manual.
If not, can anyone recommend freeware that is current (as of early 2018?)


03-27-2018, 07:18 AM   #2
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I would suggest using watermarking software if the goal is to have a visible date placed onto the picture.
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There are some utilities that copy the date time from the EXIF and imprint them on to the actual image. These use JPG as an input and output JPG. So, if your are shooting in raw, you will need to post process them into JPGIf you are using Lightroom and want the date/time imprinted as a watermark on the image automagically there is this plugin.These are just a few - there are a lot more out there. I have never had a need to use them.....

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By DCU's print command you can add date and time stamp. By RAW files you can either print them directly or print to file; JPG, TIFF, etc. In that way you will get very much the same quality as if you have done it by K5 directly. Here is a printscreen of DCU4's print command. (It looks exactly the same by DCU5) Unfortunately you can not specify exact x/y -position.

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