Adding your copyright in a digital camera

Often photographers add watermarks on their photos which is a good way. There is one more way of copyrighting is to add it into the EXIF information of your photos. This can be done by adding it once in your Digital SLR like below. It could your own name, company name, or website link of your company or anything.

set copyright text in Canon

set copyright text in Canon. Taken from online manual of Canon 1100D.

Advantages of adding copyright into your EXIF data

The EXIF information like shutter speed, ISO etc is automatically extracted into photo sharing portals like on Flickr, facebook. This way your name or website link will automatically be added in the description when you upload a photo on facebook or flickr or any such photo sharing place.


Picks EXIF information with copyright on Flickr


Extracts the copyright automatically while uploading on facebook



By doing this you save the time of writing your copyright in the description of facebook photos. This is quite a handy feature.


Abubaker Siddiq Shekhani

Abubaker Shekhani is an IT Entrepreneur and Full Stack Developer. He is the co-founder and the Developer behind Mytabeeb, a health care solution. He has worked for 5 years in Microsoft Dynamics AX space with Techno-functional role and glad to be one of few Microsoft Dynamics AX developers/consultants in Pakistan. He is TEDx speaker and likes to speak in public. He is an Amateur Astronomer and Astrophotographer. He is the founding member of Karachi Astronomers Society. He can be reached at

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