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Platform (Android, iOS, Website): website
App version number, if a mobile app issue (shown under Settings or About):
Browser, if a website issue (Firefox, Chrome, etc) : Firefox
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Description of problem (please provide a set of steps we can use to replicate the issue, and make as many as you need.):
Step 1: I take nature photos at a specific location to document the biota there to upload to iNat. Or I use photos taken on birding trips in the past. all photos are jpeg.
Step 2: I upload the photos to Adobe Lightroom on my laptop to crop, edit and select photos to be kept.
Step 3: I transfer the keeper photos to my desktop, from which they are uploaded to Flickr.
Step 4: I select the photos in Flickr that I want to submit to iNat as observations and transfer those photos to a folder on the desktop.
Step 5: I upload each photo one at a time to iNat. When each photo is uploaded, iNat picks up the date and time the photo was taken and shows that in the observation form.
Step 6: Since the ‘Big Crash,’ it took several weeks before iNat would pick up the date and time of photos for upload. That gradually improved to where all photos of animals had the date and time transfer ok, but none of the ones of plants only would pickup the date and time. Now a plant photo will transfer date and time once-in-a-while. The rest of the time I have to manually add the date. When I do this, iNat automatically adds the time at that moment, which I then have to delete since it is not the time the photo was taken. I have no idea why iNat selectively picks photos of plants only to not incorporate the camera’s date and time.
My laptop is a MacBook Pro from 2017. My camera is a Nikon D7200.
Any suggestion on why this is happening and what can be done to rectify the problem?