Photo / Exif

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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 September 29, 2008 at 7.40PM PST
Posted to Flickr October 3, 2008 at 6.49PM PST

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi
Exposure 6
Aperture f/4.0
Focal Length 12 mm
ISO Speed 400
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software Adobe Photoshop CS3 Macintosh
Date and Time (Modified) 2008:10:01 22:36:30
Exposure Program Aperture-priority AE
Date and Time (Original) 2008:09:29 19:40:50.70-04:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2008:09:29 19:40:50
Max Aperture Value 4.0
Metering Mode Center-weighted average
Sub Sec Time 70
Sub Sec Time Original 70
Sub Sec Time Digitized 70
Color Space Unknown (-1)
Focal Plane X-Resolution 4865.60364464693 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 4876.71232876712 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
Copyright Flag False
Photoshop Quality 12
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 4.1-c036 46.276720, Mon Feb 19 2007 22:13:43
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Rating 0
Metadata Date 2008:10:01 22:36:30-04:00
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop CS3 Macintosh
Lens 12-24mm
Image Number 0
Flash Compensation 0
Format image/jpeg
Color Mode RGB
ICCProfile Name Adobe RGB (1998)
Color Transform YCbCr
Flash Return No return detection
Flash Mode Off
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False