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Nikon D40, how to display the date.

I have a Nikon D40. How do you get the date to show up on my photos?

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  • dmb41satelli Mar 18, 2008

    It shows up on the LCD screen, but will it be on the photo itself if I print it? I'm taking photos of some plumbing work gone wrong and need the date printed on the photo as evidence. Thanks

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Bring up the photo on the camera. Press up or down until you get the histogram (yellow graph). When you get this, press up once, and look at the bottom of the screen.

Posted on Mar 15, 2008

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Select play back menu and select print time stamp.
For your Knowledge,do you like or not
All photographs taken with this camera having a data file with it, called meta data. All these file in formation can be viewed in clicking file info in photoshop.
The Metadata tags defined in the Exif standard cover a broad spectrum:

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SOURCE: I WANT THE TIME AND DATE DISPLAYED ON EACH PHOTO

If you simply want to see the date and time on the screen, press up/down while reviewing your pictures until you get the view you want.

If you want the date and time printed on the pictures, that needs to be done in whatever program you use to print. For example, Nikon ViewNX has a "Print Photo Information" check box in its Print dialog.

The camera is not going to damage your pictures by imprinting date and time on any portion of the image. It will record that information (and a lot more), but its priority is on getting the image data.

Posted on Jan 29, 2010

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How to make date show on photo with nikon d40


The date and time (and a lot more) are stored with every picture in its EXIF metadata. Any photo viewing/editing program should be able to display this data. To print this data, please consult the documentation for whatever program you're using to print your pictures. Depending on the program and printer you may print the date on the image, in the margins, or on the back.

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Monitor screen can not appear photos before shooting


That's the way the D40 works. The monitor is for menus and picture review, not to show images before shooting. Nikon introduced the LiveView capablitily with the D3 and the D300, introduced after the D40. The D40 works as SLRs have worked for half a century, giving you the image through the viewfinder.

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On the picture...how do I turn on the date stamp OR can this be requested when processing is done -Nikon D40 ?


The camera will not deface your photos by scrawling a string of numbers across them. However, the data is stored with the image. Any photo viewing program should be able to show you this information. Depending on the program and printer, you can choose to have the date printed on the image, in the margins, or on the back.

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Camera won't show the image on the screen when taking the pictures. I have to use the small view finder to take photos. No image on the display until the photo is taken. How do you sqitch it back to the...


You don't. The D40 works as SLRs have worked for half a century. Only more recent dSLRs (Nikon started with the D3 and D300) have the LiveView capability that lets you handle your dSLR as a point&shoot.

Jun 11, 2010 | Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm...

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I WANT THE TIME AND DATE DISPLAYED ON EACH PHOTO


If you simply want to see the date and time on the screen, press up/down while reviewing your pictures until you get the view you want.

If you want the date and time printed on the pictures, that needs to be done in whatever program you use to print. For example, Nikon ViewNX has a "Print Photo Information" check box in its Print dialog.

The camera is not going to damage your pictures by imprinting date and time on any portion of the image. It will record that information (and a lot more), but its priority is on getting the image data.

Jan 29, 2010 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

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Photo details


you can see onlt details but now the photo itself?

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Nikon D40, how to display the date.


Select play back menu and select print time stamp.
For your Knowledge,do you like or not
All photographs taken with this camera having a data file with it, called meta data. All these file in formation can be viewed in clicking file info in photoshop.
The Metadata tags defined in the Exif standard cover a broad spectrum:

Mar 18, 2008 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

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