Adding a Date Stamp when Shooting (PowerShot SX400 IS / PowerShot SX520 HS)

Article ID: ART116554 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


Adding a Date Stamp when Shooting (PowerShot SX400 IS / PowerShot SX520 HS)


The camera can add the shooting date to images, in the lower-right corner.

  • Note that date stamps cannot be edited or removed, so confirm beforehand that the date and time are correct.
  • The position and shape of the operation buttons, screens displayed, and setting items may differ according to the model you use.
  • For setting or changing the date and time, please click here.
  • The following section explains the setting procedures when the cameras shooting mode has been set to [Program AE] ().
  • In some shooting modes it may not be possible to configure the [Date Stamp] setting.
For a list of shooting modes in which the [Date Stamp] setting can be configured, please refer to the table below.

The procedure for adding a date stamp to images during shooting is explained below.

1. Press the <Power> button to turn the camera on.

2. Press the <> button.

3. Press the Right button or the Left button to select the [ ] tab.
Press the Up button of the Down button to select [Date Stamp].
: Left button : Right button : Up button : Down button

4. Press the Left button or the Right button to choose [Date] or [Date & Time].
Press the <> button when finished.

5. When [Date Stamp] is set to [Date] or [Date & Time], [ ] is displayed on the LCD monitor.

5. The [Date Stamp] will be added to the images as shown below:
[Date & Time]

It is not possible to edit the displayed date, color, style, or position of date stamps.

  • Shooting modes in which the [Date Stamp] setting can be configured are shown below.
ModelShooting Mode
PowerShot SX400 IS , , , , , , ,
PowerShot SX520 HS , , , , , , , , , , , ,



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