Script to extract Image metadata using Python and Pillow library.

Amandeep
Amandeep
Aug 21, 2020 · 2 min read

“Data is the new oil.”

Credit: https://zeenea.com/

So what is Metadata 🤔 ?

Metadata is “data that provides information about other data”. In simple words Data about the data is Metadata. Metadata has various purposes. It helps users find relevant information and discover resources.

“Any system is only as good as the metadata that it ingests.”
Chris Bulock

I hope the term metadata is clear now, Now coming to Image Metadata part…Significant amounts of hidden data are recorded whenever you take a picture with a digital camera or a smartphone.

Photo metadata is a set of data describing and providing information about the rights and administration of an image. This data is also called EXIF metadata.

Here is an example of what image metadata looks like:

The Red box section is image metadata.

We will have to first install the Python Pillow Imaging Library: adds support for opening, manipulating, and saving many different image file formats. You can download it using “pip install pillow” or by checking it in documentation based on your operating system.

I will also soon be publishing it on GeeksforGeeks.

So here is the Code:

P.s. Don’t ignore comments.

Thank You! 😇

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