We released an update for photo sorting today, and I'd like to take a moment to tell about them.
Previously you could go to an album's "Edit album" page where you'd find the "Sort photos" tab. Here you could automatically arrange album photos by "Date" or "Name" in ascending or descending order, but it wasn't very clear what date we were referring to: the upload date or the date the photos were taken.
This is why we've now changed the "Date" to "Upload date"; rearranging photos by date has always referred to the date the pictures were uploaded, not the date the pictures were taken. And since you're able to freely rearrange photos on that page, we've also renamed the whole page to "Rearrange photos".
But wait, there's more!
If you want to show photos in an album ordered by what date the various photos were taken there's now an option for that on the "Album details" page. The "Sort photos by" dropdown gives you three options:
- My order
- Date photo taken
- Date photo uploaded
Selecting "My order" sorts the photos by whatever order you set in the "Rearrange photos page".
Selecting "Date photo taken" sorts the photos by the dates the photos were taken, with the most recent last. Note that this will only work if the photo is uploaded with the "generated" time in it's metadata. If it's missing we go back to ordering by upload date.
Selecting "Date photo uploaded" sorts the photos by the dates the photos were uploaded, with the most recent last.
We hope you find this useful, and as always you can report bugs in the the My Opera forums