[Digikam-users] Lenses Identification

Nicolas Vilars n.vilars at free.fr
Wed Sep 6 08:19:08 BST 2006

Gilles Caulier wrote:
> Le Vendredi 1 Septembre 2006 09:32, Nicolas Vilars a écrit :
>> no luck, I'm using a 7D.
>> My lenses are :
>> - Minolta 28-70/2.8
>> - Sigma 100-300/4 EX
>> Still interested though?
> Yes, of course : Minolta makernote from 7D and 5D are around the same. about 
> the LensId tag, it's the same.
> Look recently the new Sony Alpha 100 use also the Dynax 5D makernote. (normal 
> since Sony have buy all Minolta digital camera business)
>>> take a picture with a lens and scan the jpeg file taken using Exiv2
>>> command line tool like this:
>>> exiv2 -pt MINOLTA-DYNAX5D.JPG | grep LensID
>>> if you have a number instead a string description of the lens, please
>>> give me some details about the lens. I will add this one into Exiv2
>>> library.

Ok, all my lenses got some kind of identification.
Sigma 100-300 is reported as AF100-300mm F4.5-5.6(D), 28-70 as AF28-70mm 
However, I have an extra Sigma 17-35mm f/2.8-4.0 (D) EX which is 
reported as a  AF24mm F2.8.

Which obviously is not the case.

You need more information on that one?

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