Back when I had a film camera, a common feature was the ability to add a date onto photos. This was a really handy feature, meaning that when you got the prints back from being developed, you could easily see exactly when you took each photo.
This was particularly useful when looking back at old photos, as it’s often hard to remember exactly what date a photo is taken, and a nice date stamp printed out on the photo makes this a lot easier.
With the rise in digital cameras, the popularity of the date stamp has definitely waned. Digital images have lots of information stored with them, including when the picture was taken, so a physical date stamp is not a commonly desired feature.
However, we have been contacted a number of times by readers asking how to put a date stamp onto a photo on a digital camera. So we thought a guide to your options for how to do this might be a good…