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11-24-2009, 06:04 PM   #1
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How to find original filename vs that tagged by Lightroom?

I just realized that Lightroom is sequentially naming all of my imported photo's regardless of whether I shot them with my K20D or my little P&S.

I would like to know what the actual 'original' filenames/count were from the K20D. I would have thought this would be found somewhere in the metadata but I can't seem to find anything resembling a count outside of the filename given by Lightroom.

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11-25-2009, 01:08 AM   #2
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If you've converted your original PEF files to DNG, you do get the original file name (in Metadata Set "All"). FWIW, I always store the raw file name in the IPTC transmission reference field.
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File renaming is not automatic in Lightroom. The default setting is to use the original file name. When you open up the "Import" dialog look for the "File Naming" option; set it to "Filename" to leave the original file names intact.
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