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Today we had an incident where someone had lied about what camera took the photo that was being displayed in our gallery. That, in itself, is no big deal, but I wanted to check to see if this was true.
The way you normally do this is to download the full sized version (as many online systems strip the data when resizing) and view the date using an exif viewer or your image editing program.
As I was doing this, it got me thinking that someone should create an online viewer. Now I'm not a software engineer, but I thought I could suggest my idea to one. So I started to look into it.
The saying "no ideas is new" springs to mind. It's already available as a Firefox extension. Providing the user hasn't Saved for Web you can use this to check out shutter speed, aperture, camera used and all the other useful info that might help you evaluate a photo or learn something from it.
Here's the extension Exif Viewer for Firefox I didn't check to see if there's anything for IE, you should have changed to Firefox by now