[Shotwell] Possible bug?
b.e.smith at computer.org
Wed Mar 28 21:47:04 PDT 2012
I have not installed 0.12 yet, but what you describe certainly happens
with my RAW (Canon CR2) files in 0.11
On 29/03/12 15:37, Scott wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I havent seen anything on redmine or launchpad to this, so i thought
> that i'd first check that it wasnt a known bug. I know that Shotwell
> doesn't handle RAW's particularly well at present, and that is fine,
> but i just noticed another discrepancy in the handling of them. When
> you import plain RAW (not RAW+JPG pairs), in thumbnail form, the
> extended information and the exposure, aperture etc. displays
> correctly, however upon processing and first load of the image,
> shotwell loses the EXIF data totally.
> The date/time is still there but exposure, aperture, flash, focal
> length etc is all gone as the extended information is getting the exif
> data from the processed image, to which shotwell does not copy exif
> data to. It doesn't matter if the developer is the camera or
> shotwell, it loses the data in the developed image and, of course, in
> the RAW is still there.
> If anyone who knows more about coding than i do needs some RAW's to
> play with i am happy to dump a sample of some from different cameras
> at different time periods on my web-space and post a link to the group
> if need be.
> Does this already have a ticket, because i couldn't see one, and if
> not would you like me to create one?
> Hopefully the issues with RAW can be sorted out, as this for me is the
> only real downfall to the software - keep up the good work guys!\
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