iOS 15 and iPhone 13 get EXIF data and deep-learned photo subject recognition

iOS 15 and iPhone 13 get EXIF data and deep-learned photo subject recognition
(Image credit: Federico Viticci)

Ahead of the iPhone 13 release tomorrow, a couple of new photography features have been introduced in the new version of iOS – and therefore in the new family of phones (along with other iPhones capable of running it).

Users of iOS 15, including new owners of the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro, are going to get an update to the native Photos app that incorporates a subject recognition system based on machine-learning, meaning the more you use it, the better it’ll get.

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Jon Stapley

Jon spent years at IPC Media writing features, news, reviews and other photography content for publications such as Amateur Photographer and What Digital Camera in both print and digital form. With his additional experience for outlets like Photomonitor, this makes Jon one of our go-to specialists when it comes to all aspects of photography, from cameras and action cameras to lenses and memory cards, flash diffusers and triggers, batteries and memory cards, selfie sticks and gimbals, and much more besides.  

An NCTJ-qualified journalist, he has also contributed to Shortlist, The Skinny, ThreeWeeks Edinburgh, The Guardian, Trusted Reviews, CreativeBLOQ, and probably quite a few others I’ve forgotten.