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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 May 25, 2012 at 9.29PM PDT
Posted to Flickr May 25, 2012 at 1.41PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Nikon Coolpix S9100
Exposure 0.017 sec (1/60)
Aperture f/5.9
Focal Length 324 mm
ISO Speed 280
Exposure Bias -2 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 300 dpi
Y-Resolution 300 dpi
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software ViewNX 2.3 W
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:05:25 21:40:54
YCbCr Positioning Centered
Exposure Program Program AE
Sensitivity Type Standard Output Sensitivity
Date and Time (Original) 2012:05:25 21:29:01
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:05:25 21:29:01
Max Aperture Value 3.6
Metering Mode Spot
Light Source Unknown
Color Space Uncalibrated
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Digital Zoom Ratio 4
Focal Length (35mm format) 1800 mm
Scene Capture Type Standard
Gain Control Low gain up
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness Normal
Subject Distance Range Unknown
Maker Note Version 2.10
Color Mode Color
Quality Fine
White Balance Auto
Sharpness Auto
Focus Mode AF-C
White Balance Fine Tune 0
ISOSelection Auto
Data Dump (Binary data 8918 bytes, use -b option to extract)
Face Detect Frame Size 0 0
Faces Detected 0
Auto Distortion Control On
Image Adjustment Auto
Digital Zoom 4
AFArea Mode Single Area
AFPoint Center
AFPoints In Focus (none)
Scene Mode Close Up
Saturation 0
Noise Reduction Off
Retouch History None
Image Data Size 457072
Image Stabilization VR-On
Nikon Capture Version ViewNX 2.3 W
IFD0_ Offset 11344
Preview IFD_ Offset 11244
NEFBit Depth n/a (JPEG)
Compression JPEG (old-style)
XResolution 300
YResolution 300
Resolution Unit inches
Preview Image Start 13265
Preview Image Length 12573
Compression JPEG (old-style)