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EXIF Orientation-flag example images

Example images using each of the EXIF orientation flags (0-to-8), in both landscape and portrait orientations.

See here for more information.

Generating your own images

If you would like to generate test images based on your own photos, you can use the generate.rb script included in the generator folder.

The instructions below assume you are running on macOS - if not, you will need to install the Ghostscript fonts (brew install gs) some other way.

To install the dependencies:

> brew install gs exiftool imagemagick@6
> cd generator
> gem install bundler
> bundle install

To generate test images:

> cd generator
> ./generate.rb path/to/image.jpg

This will create images image_0.jpg through to image_8.jpg.

Re-generating sample images

Simply run make to regenerate the included sample images. This will download random portrait and landscape orientation images from and generate sample images for each of them.

Generating these images depends on having the generator dependencies installed - see the Generating your own images section for instructions on installing dependencies.



Change history

  • Version 2.0.0 (2017-08-05) : Add a script to generate example images from the command line.
  • Version 1.0.2 (2017-03-06) : Remove Apple Copyrighted ICC profile from orientations 2-8 (thanks @mans0954!).
  • Version 1.0.1 (2013-03-10) : Add MIT license and some contact details.
  • Version 1.0.0 (2012-07-28) : 1.0 release.


Once you've made your commits:

  1. Fork exif-orientation-examples
  2. Create a topic branch - git checkout -b my_branch
  3. Push to your branch - git push origin my_branch
  4. Create a Pull Request from your branch
  5. That's it!


Dave Perrett :: :: @daveperrett


These images are licensed under the MIT License.

Copyright (c) 2010 Dave Perrett. See License for details.