Searching by EXIF Information

You can search for and locate images using any EXIF information recorded by your camera. For example, you might locate any images that were created with a certain camera or at a specific exposure. To search for images by EXIF information, you use the EXIF search options.

To search for images by EXIF information
  1. In the Projects & Albums section of the Library inspector, select the item you want to search.

  2. Click the Filter HUD button (with a magnifying glass icon) beside the search field in the Browser (or press Command-F).

  3. In the Filter HUD, choose EXIF from the Add Rule pop-up menu.

  4. Select the EXIF checkbox, then choose an EXIF field you want to search by from the EXIF pop-up menu.

    Figure. Browser Filter HUD showing the EXIF search options.
  5. Choose an option from the middle pop-up menu to qualify your search.

  6. Enter the EXIF value you want to search by in the EXIF text field.

  7. Choose Any from the Any/All pop-up menu in the top-left corner of the Filter HUD, if it’s not already chosen.

The images that match the search criteria are immediately displayed in the Browser. To save your search results, see Saving Your Search Results.