How to view photo information in iPhoto

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1 Image information

See where a photo was taken, specific camera settings and more

When a photo is taken with an iPad, iPhone or digital camera, all sorts of information is stored and saved along with the image. It’s possible to see what type of camera was used, the date the photo was taken, the size and MP of the image, it’s file size, format, focal point, lens, ISO and shutter speed. If the device included GPS or location-aware hardware (both iPad and iPhone include these features), then you can even see exactly where a photo was taken using a map.

Using iPhoto you can see all of these settings and vital statistics, with just a tap of your finger. Read on to discover how…

 

1. Image information

Select an image in iPhoto, then tap the Info icon (it resembles the letter i) at the top of the screen. You’ll immediately see an overview of the photos information.

1 Image information

1 Image information

2. View the images location

To see where the photo was taken, tap the Map button. You’ll see a red pin located on a map that shows exactly where the image was snapped. If you can’t see the Map button then there is no GPS information stored with the image.

2 View the images location

2 View the images location

3. File name

To see the images file name, tap on the name of the camera.

3 File name

3 File name

4. Comments

If you’ve uploaded a photo to Facebook or Flickr via the Share menu, then you can view any comments left by friends and visitors by tapping the speech bubble icon.

4 Comments

4 Comments

5. Return to the photo

If using an iPhone, tap the Done button to return to the image. On iPad, simply tap the Info button again, or anywhere outside of the Info box.

5 Return to the photo

5 Return to the photo

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