I'm a wedding photographer and my second photographer and I sync our camera times right when we begin the day to ensure everything is lined up when I edit the photos later. She shoots with a Nikon Z5. I have an iMac using macOS Big Sur Version 11.31. When I view the file info of my second shooter's files in the Finder on Mac, the creation date shows the correct time that the photos were taken. But in Bridge, when I click "File Info", it incorrectly shows the creation date as an hour later than the photos were actually taken.
As I can see on my iMac's Finder, it does show the correct time there. But Bridge is showing that the photos were taken an hour later, which means when I want to sort by date created, the photos don't sync up with my own camera's files. I don't understand why Bridge is showing an incorrect time but my Mac's Finder is showing the correct time. Anyone know how to fix this?
Are time zones set correctly?
You've already asked me this in this thread, as well as other people, and I've answered it numerous times. Yes the time zones are correct.
You did the shoot when DST was active and the camera was set wrong. Now the files are an hour off. THAT'S THE PROBLEM.
No I didn't and NO, IT'S NOT, as I've explained multiple times. And not all the files are an hour off, because THAT'S NOT THE PROBLEM. Reading comprehension is hard, I get it.
This is your OP, so I guess I'm lost here.
"When I view the file info of my second shooter's files in the Finder on Mac, the creation date shows the correct time that the photos were taken. But in Bridge, when I click "File Info", it incorrectly shows the creation date as an hour later than the photos were actually taken.
As I can see on my iMac's Finder, it does show the correct time there. But Bridge is showing that the photos were taken an hour later"
Correct, that was my OP. And I stated several times in the comment thread that both cameras's times and dates were set correctly. And both cameras had Daylight Savings turned on. One camera shows the correct time in Bridge. One camera shows the photos were taken an hour later than they were. Both cameras were set to the same time, date, time zone, and both had DST turned on. It is not DST as I've already said in the comments. I wish it was the problem, since it would be easy to fix, but it's not.
I am having issues with Bridge and creation dates too- files moved from one folder to another are being given a new creation date - (wedding photos that cannot now be sorted accurately by creation time for instance.) Something has changed recently as this used to work ok. I think metadata changes (like rating for instance) might be causing creation date changes.
Basically "Created" does not seem to be working as it should, and because you cannot tweak "modified" time in Bridge we are a bit stuck.
So frustrating! I'm not sure what to do. I keep getting people telling me it's Daylight Savings not being on in the camera settings even when I've confirming multiple times it's not that. Really hoping it fixes with an update.
Ok so, when you're on this forum asking professionals (who, in all likelihood, are probably a hell of a lot busier and than you are) to stop what they're doing to help you, it would be an obviously great idea to not be rude and impatient. Hollering and insulting with your ugly attitude and ALL CAPS is going to accomplish you what exactly?! Sheesh. I've been on and off here for 30 years and have never come across this kind of unprofessional, ungrateful attitude before, not ever. Good luck to you with that. Hope you check it at the door with your clients.
Haha I'm a full time, quite busy, professional myself but thanks for that implication. I've only been rude to one user who's answered the thread multiple times with the same solution even though I've alreadt addressed it and debunked it. They responded to me in caps first with the attitude, so I responded similarly. But thanks!
Any chance you could upload one of your images so one of us could see what the metadata indicates?
Just a thought.
Yeah absolutely, I'm away from my hard drive but once I have it I'll upload a file here. I tried attaching screenshots to the original post to show the file info on my Mac's Finder app versus the "file info" on Bridge that shows different times but I'm not sure if they actually attached to the post or if they help. It's now doing the same thing with a different second shooter's Canon camera so it's more than one person/camera/brand now. All had Daylight Savings on and synced times to each other.
What are the odds you figured this out at some point in the last year and a half? I'm having the same issue and struggling to find a solution.
Image files from a camera have multiple date/time fields. Those include modification date, creation date, and date/time original (capture time.) If the clock is off or DST doesn't match on the cameras and computers, you can get an error. Bridge does allow you to edit Capture Time and various file utilities can change created and modified dates.
Unfortunately I never figured it out and all of the responses that I recieved here didn't have the solution. Eventually it just went away after a few newer updates from Adobe. I'm sorry I can't help, I hope it goes away for you as well! So frustrating.
I just came across the same problem, and noticed that the 'incorrect' time beind displayed in Bridge is UTC time, for me. I have a 7 hour difference in my info, which is the difference between mountain time and utc. Another clue. ~John
This was not the case for me. Hopefully that will help someone else though!