[Digikam-users] Problems with EXIF Orientation

Stephan Olbrich stephanolbrich at gmx.de
Wed Sep 7 10:37:28 BST 2005


I have some problems with the EXIF Orientation.
My pictures are all in landscape orientation and the EXIF Orientation says how 
they should be rotated, so Digikam shows them correct. This works perfectly.

However, if I try to rotate all pictures according to their EXIF information, 
everything screws up and the pictures seem to be rotated randomly.

I tried to use other tools to rotate the pictures:
"jhead -autorot" works perfectly
exifautotran does nothing. It uses jpegexiforient which shows Orientation "1" 
for landscape pictures and nothing for all pictures that should be rotated.

So there seems to be an issue with the EXIF information. I'm not sure who's 
fault it is.

Another issue is, that I have pictures from other cameras which don't store 
the Orientation in the EXIF header. I would like to add it, but that does not 


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