iPhone software vendor, Dear Future Astronaut AB, have recently released Photo Stats – an app that converts EXIF data from photos taken and stored on users’ iPhones. Although gimmicky, this creative use of EXIF data may perhaps have some practical, real-world uses for digital asset management or similar systems, such as providing instantly legible statistics on otherwise highly technical photographic data.
“Photo Stats is an iPhone app that neither edits your photos nor organizes them. Instead, it makes cool infographics that let you know a lot more about your photos. You all know about EXIF metadata, but I bet that the only time you ever look at it is to quickly check which camera or lens you or another photographer used, or to find out if such a noise-free picture was really taken at ISO 3200. Photo Stats makes that info a lot more friendly. It takes the metadata from the photos on your iPhone and wrangles them into cool infographics.” [Read More]
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