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derekholmes on 12/19/09


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Date Taken EXIF Data for a Picture


 / Published in: C#
 

Reads the EXIF Data to find the actual original taken date. This is available on most camera's.

  1. /// <summary>
  2. /// Returns the EXIF Image Data of the Date Taken.
  3. /// </summary>
  4. /// <param name="getImage">Image (If based on a file use Image.FromFile(f);)</param>
  5. /// <returns>Date Taken or Null if Unavailable</returns>
  6. public static DateTime? DateTaken(Image getImage)
  7. {
  8. int DateTakenValue = 0x9003; //36867;
  9.  
  10. if (!getImage.PropertyIdList.Contains(DateTakenValue))
  11. return null;
  12.  
  13. string dateTakenTag = System.Text.Encoding.ASCII.GetString(getImage.GetPropertyItem(DateTakenValue).Value);
  14. string[] parts = dateTakenTag.Split(':', ' ');
  15. int year = int.Parse(parts[0]);
  16. int month = int.Parse(parts[1]);
  17. int day = int.Parse(parts[2]);
  18. int hour = int.Parse(parts[3]);
  19. int minute = int.Parse(parts[4]);
  20. int second = int.Parse(parts[5]);
  21.  
  22. return new DateTime(year, month, day, hour, minute, second);
  23. }

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