Adding a Date Stamp when Shooting

Article ID: ART140497 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Adding a Date Stamp when Shooting


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.
For a list of shooting modes in which the [Date Stamp] setting can be configured, please refer to the table below.

  • The position and shape of the operation buttons, screens displayed, and setting items may differ according to the model you use.
  • In this example, the procedure is shown on a PowerShot S110 set to the [Program AE] (P) shooting mode.

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 <MENU> button.

3. The following screen is displayed.

: Zoom lever
: Left button
: Right button
: Up button
: Down button

Move the zoom lever to choose the [ ] tab.
Press the Up or Down buttons to choose [Date Stamp]
Press the Right or Left buttons to choose [Date] or [Date & Time].
Press the <MENU> button.

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

If [DATE] does not appear, press the <DISP.> button several times to change the information displayed on the screen.

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:
ModelsShooting Modes



PowerShot SX160 IS

PowerShot SX50 HS

PowerShot S110

PowerShot SX500 IS

PowerShot SX270 HS
PowerShot SX280 HS

PowerShot G15

PowerShot A1400
PowerShot A2500
PowerShot A2600
PowerShot A3500

PowerShot ELPH 130 IS
PowerShot ELPH 115 IS
PowerShot ELPH 120 IS
IXUS 140
IXUS 132
IXUS 135

PowerShot ELPH 330 IS

...[Date Stamp] can be added

...Shooting mode not available



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