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Flash power in metadata?

alaios

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Hi all,
where I can find out in lightroom settings on how much power the flash was fired? I am not looking for compensation but mostly on the power like 1/8, 1/32 and so on.
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Alex
 
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Also, working backwards, your flash would have to report it, your camera would have to accept it an record it in the metadata.
And if recorded in metadata, it would be a sub field of the Makers Notes field. Generally, Adobe does not parse the Makers notes field into subfields as each manufacturer and camera model contain different subfields.
 

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it seems indeed like that,.... :(
I wanted to see with how much power my flash typically fires :(
 
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Here are all the manufacturer-specific flash fields:
Code:
$ exiftool -a -G untitled\ \(3\ of\ 31\).NEF | grep -i flash
[EXIF]          Flash                           : On, Return detected
[MakerNotes]    Flash Setting                   : Normal
[MakerNotes]    Flash Type                      : Optional,TTL&Comdr.
[MakerNotes]    Flash Exposure Compensation     : 0
[MakerNotes]    External Flash Exposure Comp    : -2/3
[MakerNotes]    Flash Exposure Bracket Value    : 0.0
[MakerNotes]    Flash Mode                      : Fired, External
[MakerNotes]    Flash Info Version              : 0107
[MakerNotes]    Flash Source                    : External
[MakerNotes]    External Flash Firmware         : 5.01 (SB-900)
[MakerNotes]    External Flash Zoom Override    : No
[MakerNotes]    External Flash Status           : Flash Attached
[MakerNotes]    External Flash Ready State      : Ready
[MakerNotes]    Flash Compensation              : -2/3
[MakerNotes]    Flash Focal Length              : 12 mm
[MakerNotes]    Flash GN Distance               : n/a
[MakerNotes]    Flash Group A Control Mode      : Off
[MakerNotes]    Flash Group B Control Mode      : Off
[MakerNotes]    Flash Group C Control Mode      : Off
[MakerNotes]    Flash Group A Compensation      : 0
[MakerNotes]    Flash Group B Compensation      : 0
[MakerNotes]    Flash Group C Compensation      : 0
If this has what you're looking for, you can use the Metadata Viewer plugin to view them within LR (and any other field contained in the metadata).
 
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