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Serial number for GoPro cameras
« on: December 17, 2011, 11:38:52 AM »
I sometimes use GoPro cameras for video and even photo capture and of course I handle all photos in PM. It would be great for my renaming workflow that PM would be able to extract serial number info from the GoPro cameras too.
If you need sample images/videos for this I can provide some.
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Re: Serial number for GoPro cameras
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2011, 03:05:25 PM »
Szurkebarat,

I sometimes use GoPro cameras for video and even photo capture and of course I handle all photos in PM. It would be great for my renaming workflow that PM would be able to extract serial number info from the GoPro cameras too.
If you need sample images/videos for this I can provide some.

Does ExifTool show a serial number for images from your GoPro camera?

-Kirk

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Re: Serial number for GoPro cameras
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2011, 08:44:08 AM »
Szurkebarat,

I sometimes use GoPro cameras for video and even photo capture and of course I handle all photos in PM. It would be great for my renaming workflow that PM would be able to extract serial number info from the GoPro cameras too.
If you need sample images/videos for this I can provide some.

Does ExifTool show a serial number for images from your GoPro camera?

-Kirk

I don't ever use ExifTool
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Re: Serial number for GoPro cameras
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2011, 11:27:56 AM »
Szurkebarat,

I sometimes use GoPro cameras for video and even photo capture and of course I handle all photos in PM. It would be great for my renaming workflow that PM would be able to extract serial number info from the GoPro cameras too.
If you need sample images/videos for this I can provide some.

Does ExifTool show a serial number for images from your GoPro camera?

I don't ever use ExifTool

Ok, post a sample image and I'll run ExifTool on it for you.  Use the 'Additional Options...' link when you're composing your reply to this message and there you'll be able to upload your JPEG file.

Thanks,

-Kirk

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Re: Serial number for GoPro cameras
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2011, 05:16:00 PM »
Szurkebarat,

I sometimes use GoPro cameras for video and even photo capture and of course I handle all photos in PM. It would be great for my renaming workflow that PM would be able to extract serial number info from the GoPro cameras too.
If you need sample images/videos for this I can provide some.

Does ExifTool show a serial number for images from your GoPro camera?

I don't ever use ExifTool

Ok, post a sample image and I'll run ExifTool on it for you.  Use the 'Additional Options...' link when you're composing your reply to this message and there you'll be able to upload your JPEG file.

Thanks,

-Kirk

Thanks a lot for your help, and sorry for the hassle.

I don't know video files (produced by still cameras) but is it possible that video files don't have serial num and other similar infos stored in the EXIF in case of still images?

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Re: Serial number for GoPro cameras
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2011, 01:41:01 PM »
Szurkebarat,

There is no serial number in the photo you uploaded.  There is a wealth of information in the EXIF, just no serial number:

Code: [Select]
ExifTool Version Number         : 8.29
File Name                       : GOPR1590.JPG
File Size                       : 1631 kB
File Modification Date/Time     : 2011:12:30 20:03:45-08:00
File Permissions                : rw-r--r--
File Type                       : JPEG
MIME Type                       : image/jpeg
Exif Byte Order                 : Big-endian (Motorola, MM)
Image Description               : DCIM\100GOPRO
Make                            : GoPro
Camera Model Name               : YHDC5170
Orientation                     : Horizontal (normal)
X Resolution                    : 72
Y Resolution                    : 72
Resolution Unit                 : inches
Software                        : Ver02.05.11
Modify Date                     : 2011:12:31 01:14:32
Y Cb Cr Positioning             : Centered
Exposure Time                   : 1/50
F Number                        : 3.6
Exposure Program                : Program AE
ISO                             : 319
Exif Version                    : 0220
Date/Time Original              : 2011:12:31 01:14:32
Create Date                     : 2011:12:31 01:14:32
Components Configuration        : Y, Cb, Cr, -
Compressed Bits Per Pixel       : 2.615027879
Shutter Speed Value             : 1/50
Aperture Value                  : 3.6
Exposure Compensation           : 0
Max Aperture Value              : 3.6
Subject Distance                : 0 m
Metering Mode                   : Center-weighted average
Light Source                    : Unknown
Flash                           : No flash function
Focal Length                    : 5.0 mm
Flashpix Version                : 0100
Color Space                     : sRGB
Exif Image Width                : 2592
Exif Image Height               : 1944
Interoperability Index          : R98 - DCF basic file (sRGB)
Interoperability Version        : 0100
Exposure Index                  : undef
Sensing Method                  : One-chip color area
File Source                     : Digital Camera
Scene Type                      : Directly photographed
Custom Rendered                 : Normal
Exposure Mode                   : Auto
White Balance                   : Auto
Digital Zoom Ratio              : 1
Focal Length In 35mm Format     : 0 mm
Scene Capture Type              : Standard
Gain Control                    : None
Contrast                        : Normal
Saturation                      : Normal
Sharpness                       : Normal
Device Setting Description      : (Binary data 1 bytes, use -b option to extract)
Subject Distance Range          : Unknown
Compression                     : JPEG (old-style)
Thumbnail Offset                : 2048
Thumbnail Length                : 21356
Image Width                     : 2592
Image Height                    : 1944
Encoding Process                : Baseline DCT, Huffman coding
Bits Per Sample                 : 8
Color Components                : 3
Y Cb Cr Sub Sampling            : YCbCr4:2:2 (2 1)
Aperture                        : 3.6
Image Size                      : 2592x1944
Shutter Speed                   : 1/50
Thumbnail Image                 : (Binary data 21356 bytes, use -b option to extract)
Focal Length                    : 5.0 mm
Light Value                     : 7.7

So unfortunately we won't be able to get serial number information from GoPro cameras.

-Kirk

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Re: Serial number for GoPro cameras
« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2011, 05:48:15 PM »
Szurkebarat,

There is no serial number in the photo you uploaded.  There is a wealth of information in the EXIF, just no serial number:

Code: [Select]
ExifTool Version Number         : 8.29
File Name                       : GOPR1590.JPG
File Size                       : 1631 kB
File Modification Date/Time     : 2011:12:30 20:03:45-08:00
File Permissions                : rw-r--r--
File Type                       : JPEG
MIME Type                       : image/jpeg
Exif Byte Order                 : Big-endian (Motorola, MM)
Image Description               : DCIM\100GOPRO
Make                            : GoPro
Camera Model Name               : YHDC5170
Orientation                     : Horizontal (normal)
X Resolution                    : 72
Y Resolution                    : 72
Resolution Unit                 : inches
Software                        : Ver02.05.11
Modify Date                     : 2011:12:31 01:14:32
Y Cb Cr Positioning             : Centered
Exposure Time                   : 1/50
F Number                        : 3.6
Exposure Program                : Program AE
ISO                             : 319
Exif Version                    : 0220
Date/Time Original              : 2011:12:31 01:14:32
Create Date                     : 2011:12:31 01:14:32
Components Configuration        : Y, Cb, Cr, -
Compressed Bits Per Pixel       : 2.615027879
Shutter Speed Value             : 1/50
Aperture Value                  : 3.6
Exposure Compensation           : 0
Max Aperture Value              : 3.6
Subject Distance                : 0 m
Metering Mode                   : Center-weighted average
Light Source                    : Unknown
Flash                           : No flash function
Focal Length                    : 5.0 mm
Flashpix Version                : 0100
Color Space                     : sRGB
Exif Image Width                : 2592
Exif Image Height               : 1944
Interoperability Index          : R98 - DCF basic file (sRGB)
Interoperability Version        : 0100
Exposure Index                  : undef
Sensing Method                  : One-chip color area
File Source                     : Digital Camera
Scene Type                      : Directly photographed
Custom Rendered                 : Normal
Exposure Mode                   : Auto
White Balance                   : Auto
Digital Zoom Ratio              : 1
Focal Length In 35mm Format     : 0 mm
Scene Capture Type              : Standard
Gain Control                    : None
Contrast                        : Normal
Saturation                      : Normal
Sharpness                       : Normal
Device Setting Description      : (Binary data 1 bytes, use -b option to extract)
Subject Distance Range          : Unknown
Compression                     : JPEG (old-style)
Thumbnail Offset                : 2048
Thumbnail Length                : 21356
Image Width                     : 2592
Image Height                    : 1944
Encoding Process                : Baseline DCT, Huffman coding
Bits Per Sample                 : 8
Color Components                : 3
Y Cb Cr Sub Sampling            : YCbCr4:2:2 (2 1)
Aperture                        : 3.6
Image Size                      : 2592x1944
Shutter Speed                   : 1/50
Thumbnail Image                 : (Binary data 21356 bytes, use -b option to extract)
Focal Length                    : 5.0 mm
Light Value                     : 7.7

So unfortunately we won't be able to get serial number information from GoPro cameras.

-Kirk


Thanks I will try to contact the manufacturer to ask them if they can include it in their developments. Thanks for your help as always.

I don't know much about video files (produced by still cameras and mostly DSLRs) but is it possible that video files don't have serial num either? My 1D mk4 video files seem to be treated by PM like having none serial number as well - but being a video file can be an explanation to this.
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Re: Serial number for GoPro cameras
« Reply #7 on: December 31, 2011, 06:46:33 PM »
Szurkebarat,

There is no serial number in the photo you uploaded.  There is a wealth of information in the EXIF, just no serial number:

Code: [Select]
ExifTool Version Number         : 8.29
File Name                       : GOPR1590.JPG
File Size                       : 1631 kB
File Modification Date/Time     : 2011:12:30 20:03:45-08:00
File Permissions                : rw-r--r--
File Type                       : JPEG
MIME Type                       : image/jpeg
Exif Byte Order                 : Big-endian (Motorola, MM)
Image Description               : DCIM\100GOPRO
Make                            : GoPro
Camera Model Name               : YHDC5170
Orientation                     : Horizontal (normal)
X Resolution                    : 72
Y Resolution                    : 72
Resolution Unit                 : inches
Software                        : Ver02.05.11
Modify Date                     : 2011:12:31 01:14:32
Y Cb Cr Positioning             : Centered
Exposure Time                   : 1/50
F Number                        : 3.6
Exposure Program                : Program AE
ISO                             : 319
Exif Version                    : 0220
Date/Time Original              : 2011:12:31 01:14:32
Create Date                     : 2011:12:31 01:14:32
Components Configuration        : Y, Cb, Cr, -
Compressed Bits Per Pixel       : 2.615027879
Shutter Speed Value             : 1/50
Aperture Value                  : 3.6
Exposure Compensation           : 0
Max Aperture Value              : 3.6
Subject Distance                : 0 m
Metering Mode                   : Center-weighted average
Light Source                    : Unknown
Flash                           : No flash function
Focal Length                    : 5.0 mm
Flashpix Version                : 0100
Color Space                     : sRGB
Exif Image Width                : 2592
Exif Image Height               : 1944
Interoperability Index          : R98 - DCF basic file (sRGB)
Interoperability Version        : 0100
Exposure Index                  : undef
Sensing Method                  : One-chip color area
File Source                     : Digital Camera
Scene Type                      : Directly photographed
Custom Rendered                 : Normal
Exposure Mode                   : Auto
White Balance                   : Auto
Digital Zoom Ratio              : 1
Focal Length In 35mm Format     : 0 mm
Scene Capture Type              : Standard
Gain Control                    : None
Contrast                        : Normal
Saturation                      : Normal
Sharpness                       : Normal
Device Setting Description      : (Binary data 1 bytes, use -b option to extract)
Subject Distance Range          : Unknown
Compression                     : JPEG (old-style)
Thumbnail Offset                : 2048
Thumbnail Length                : 21356
Image Width                     : 2592
Image Height                    : 1944
Encoding Process                : Baseline DCT, Huffman coding
Bits Per Sample                 : 8
Color Components                : 3
Y Cb Cr Sub Sampling            : YCbCr4:2:2 (2 1)
Aperture                        : 3.6
Image Size                      : 2592x1944
Shutter Speed                   : 1/50
Thumbnail Image                 : (Binary data 21356 bytes, use -b option to extract)
Focal Length                    : 5.0 mm
Light Value                     : 7.7

So unfortunately we won't be able to get serial number information from GoPro cameras.

-Kirk


Thanks I will try to contact the manufacturer to ask them if they can include it in their developments. Thanks for your help as always.

I don't know much about video files (produced by still cameras and mostly DSLRs) but is it possible that video files don't have serial num either? My 1D mk4 video files seem to be treated by PM like having none serial number as well - but being a video file can be an explanation to this.

Movie files are an entirely different beast altogether.

-Kirk

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Re: Serial number for GoPro cameras
« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2013, 04:07:41 PM »
Sorry for returning to this old question of mine but it could help my workflow so I'm curious.

I attached a photo from the GoPro Hero3 Black could you check if there is any serial number info in its EXIF available for PM to use it? Currently PM doesn't show any serial info for it.

I've contacted the manufacturer with this request (long) before Hero3 was announced so I hope for a change in this regard. If thy didn't change it then I will request it again...
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Re: Serial number for GoPro cameras
« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2013, 04:48:49 PM »
Szurkebarat,

Sorry for returning to this old question of mine but it could help my workflow so I'm curious.

I attached a photo from the GoPro Hero3 Black could you check if there is any serial number info in its EXIF available for PM to use it? Currently PM doesn't show any serial info for it.

I've contacted the manufacturer with this request (long) before Hero3 was announced so I hope for a change in this regard. If thy didn't change it then I will request it again...
,-)))

Have you tried ExifTool on it yet?  If it won't show a serial number then it likely still doesn't exist.

-Kirk

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Re: Serial number for GoPro cameras
« Reply #10 on: January 18, 2013, 06:55:59 AM »
Szurkebarat,

Sorry for returning to this old question of mine but it could help my workflow so I'm curious.

I attached a photo from the GoPro Hero3 Black could you check if there is any serial number info in its EXIF available for PM to use it? Currently PM doesn't show any serial info for it.

I've contacted the manufacturer with this request (long) before Hero3 was announced so I hope for a change in this regard. If thy didn't change it then I will request it again...
,-)))

Have you tried ExifTool on it yet?  If it won't show a serial number then it likely still doesn't exist.

-Kirk

I don't have ExifTool, I never used it and don't even know how to do it. I thought it is easier for you or somebody else here who has experience with it.
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Re: Serial number for GoPro cameras
« Reply #11 on: January 18, 2013, 07:08:41 AM »
Hi Szurkebarat!

I ran ExifTool of the image above.
NO Serialnumber.

Sorry
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Re: Serial number for GoPro cameras
« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2013, 11:40:25 AM »
Hi Szurkebarat!

I ran ExifTool of the image above.
NO Serialnumber.

Sorry
Sven

Thanks a lot!

I will include this request in my next letter to them (again) - let's hope they will develop this - at least for the next version of the camera.
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