How to get Exif data from a jpeg file
fetchinson at googlemail.com
Sat May 16 16:02:13 EDT 2009
> I need to get the creation date from a jpeg file in Python. Googling
> brought up a several references to apparently defunct modules. The best
> way I have been able to find so far is something like this:
> from PIL import Image
> img = Image.open('img.jpg')
> exif_data = img._getexif()
> creation_date = exif_data
> Where 36867 is the exif tag for the creation date data (which I found by
> ooking at PIL.ExifTags.TAGS). But this doesn't even seem to be
> documented in the PIL docs. Is there a more natural way to do this?
Have you tried http://sourceforge.net/projects/exif-py/ ?
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