Enter the current date and photo date into the calculator to determine the photo age. This calculator can also evaluate any of the variables given the others are known.

Photo Age Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the age of a photo.

PA = (CD - PD)


  • PA is the photo age (years) CD is the current date (year) PD is the photo date (year)

To calculate the age of a photo, subtract the year the photo was taken (PD) from the current year (CD). The result is the age of the photo in years (PA).

What is a Photo Age?

A Photo Age refers to the estimated age of an individual as perceived from their photograph. It is often used in fields like forensics, biometrics, and entertainment. Algorithms and software have been developed to estimate photo age using various factors such as facial features, skin texture, and wrinkles. However, it’s important to note that photo age may not always accurately reflect the actual chronological age of a person due to factors like lighting, photo quality, and individual aging rates.

How to Calculate Photo Age?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Photo Age using the formula: PA = (CD – PD).

  1. First, determine the current date (CD) in years.
  2. Next, determine the photo date (PD) in years.
  3. Next, subtract the photo date (PD) from the current date (CD) using the formula PA = (CD – PD).
  4. Finally, calculate the Photo Age (PA).
  5. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem:

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

Current date (CD) = 2022

Photo date (PD) = 2018