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What is Exif data?

Exif data is a record of the settings a camera used to take a photo or video. This information is embedded into the files the camera saves, and we read and display it here.


Taken on January 22, 2010 at 10.30PM PST
Posted to Flickr March 13, 2010 at 6.31PM PST

Exif data

Camera Motorola Droid
Exposure 0.05 sec (1/20)
Aperture f/2.8
ISO Speed 111
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Auto, Did not fire
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
X-Resolution 300 dpi
Y-Resolution 300 dpi
Software 2.0.1
Date and Time (Modified) 2010:01:22 22:30:41
YCbCr Positioning Centered
Exposure Program Program AE
Date and Time (Original) 2010:01:22 22:30:41
Date and Time (Digitized) 2010:01:22 22:30:41
Brightness Value 1.171875
Metering Mode Center-weighted average
Light Source Standard Light A
Color Space sRGB
Exposure Index 111
Sensing Method One-chip color area
Custom Rendered Custom
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Gain Control Low gain up
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness Normal
GPS Version ID
GPS Latitude 42 deg 17' 54.00" N
GPS Longitude 83 deg 44' 41.00" W
Compression JPEG (old-style)