Stolen Camera Finder – find your photos, find your camera

We all know Nokia make great cameras that go into their phones with great optics from Carl Zeiss, however the tech isnt much good if it gets lost or stolen, I stumbled across this site Stolen Camera Finder, I have been very lucky not to lose a camera but if I did I would give this a try, this is what the site pitches:

Is your camera lost or missing? Has your camera been stolen? If so, can help you find out where it is now.

We can help to locate a missing camera by searching for photos on the web that have been taken by that camera.

how it worksStolen Camera Finder - find your photos, find your camera

Every photo you take with your digital camera contains hidden information about both the image and the camera such as the make, model and date. This information, called exif data, can also include a unique serial number which identifies your camera.

crawls the internet searching for photos, collecting the serial numbers of the cameras that took them.

When you use the drag & drop feature, reads the unique serial number from the exif data of your photo and uses it to match against serial numbers it has stored.

So if you happen to have had a camera go walkies then give this a try, they do have a list of the cameras that the service works with, hopefully they will start adding smartphones in the future!

Stolen Camera Finder – find your photos, find your camera.

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