Shutter count is number of times camera’s shutter has been fired or actuated. The camera keeps on recording this number every time shutter actuates when you press the shutter button. It indicates how much camera has been used. Shutter life expectancy :- generally shutter count is rated from 50,000 to 4,00,000. After which shutter might be mechanically wear off and needs to get serviced. This wouldn’t be an issue for Digital camera’s using Electronic shutter. Electronic shutter works by turning on/off Camera’s image sensor to control exposure.
Some digital cameras / mobile phones cameras like iPhone does NOT store shutter count in EXIF Metadata. Some cameras does store shutter count inside its internal memory but doesn’t include them in EXIF Metadata recorded in photos shot on it. Camera Manufacturer might be able to get this working over firmware update or OS update incase of Mobile phone cameras.
How to view Shutter count on iPhone or iPad?
To check shutter count stored within EXIF Metadata, use any EXIF Apps from Appstore like ours “EXIF Viewer by Fluntro” that displays shutter count.
NOTE: This would work only if your Digital camera records shutter count within EXIF Metadata of Photos.
Highly recommend to try out Lite (FREE Version Trial version) first, EXIF Viewer by Fluntro Lite to double check whether your Camera records shutter count inside EXIF Metadata before downloading Paid Full version.
When you take a photo on iPhone/ iPad or Digital camera. It records location coordinates within image file, along with many other image metadata like Camera Model, Lens Model, ISO, Shutter speed, Aperture. It uses GPS Coordinates or Cellular Tower location to obtain and record this informations within the Image file.
Method 1 :
View Photos location Using Apple’s Photos App for FREE.
If Apple’s official camera app doesn’t have location access permission, it cannot get the location coordinates. So won’t be able to geotag when camera app captures any images or videos on iPhone or iPad.
Step by Step instructions to enable or disable geotagging
Open iOS settings app
Navigate to Privacy section
Go to Location services
Go to Camera App
If you want photos to be geotagged, change Allow location access to “while using the app”. OR If you don’t want geotagging, change location access to “Never”