I get a lot of questions from customers about what to do when Photoshop starts acting like it is in control. I am going to be posting some frequent asked questions from MCP Actions customers and blog visitors. If you have a quick question about Photoshop you want answered, please email me and I may use it in a future blog entry. If you have lots of questions on lengthier topics, please contact me for details on my MCP one on one training.
Question: “What settings did I use to take this picture? I cannot remember and someone just asked me.”
Answer: Unless you purposely erased your metadata, you can see what settings were used for your photo (or others). To do this go under FILE – FILE INFO. Once you click on it, click on Camera Data 1.
Once you have selected the camera data, you can see the camera used – here it is the Canon 40D, the date and time taken 4/15 – and the settings. I shot in manual, f 2.8 (with a lens that goes as wide as 1.4. You can see I was at an ISO of 100 and a speed of 1/1600. No flash was used. I was at 35mm with my 35 1.4L lens.
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