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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 June 10, 2012 at 3.05PM PDT
Posted to Flickr June 11, 2012 at 8.53PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
Exposure 0.003 sec (1/400)
Aperture f/5.8
Focal Length 150.5 mm
ISO Speed 640
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 1
Y-Resolution 1
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:06:10 15:05:47
YCbCr Positioning Co-sited
Date and Time (Original) 2012:06:10 15:05:47
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:06:10 15:05:47
Compressed Bits Per Pixel 3
Max Aperture Value 5.8
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Color Space sRGB
Focal Plane X-Resolution 40983.60656 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 40983.60656 dpi
Sensing Method One-chip color area
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Manual
Digital Zoom Ratio 2.5
Scene Capture Type Standard
Macro Mode Normal
Self Timer Off
Quality Fine
Canon Flash Mode Off
Continuous Drive Continuous
Focus Mode Single
Record Mode JPEG
Canon Image Size Large
Easy Mode Manual
Digital Zoom Other
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness 0
Camera ISO Auto
Focus Range Auto
AFPoint Face Detect
Canon Exposure Mode Aperture-priority AE
Lens Type Unknown (-1)
Short Focal 4.3 mm
Focal Units 100/mm
Max Aperture 5.8
Min Aperture 8
Flash Activity 0
Flash Bits (none)
Focus Continuous Continuous
AESetting Normal AE
Image Stabilization Unknown (257)
Display Aperture 5.8
Zoom Source Width 1600
Zoom Target Width 4000
Spot Metering Mode Center
Manual Flash Output n/a
Auto ISO 351
Base ISO 200
Measured EV 6.75
Target Aperture 5.8
Target Exposure Time 1/403
White Balance Daylight
Slow Shutter Off
Sequence Number 1
Optical Zoom Code 200
Flash Guide Number 0
Flash Exposure Comp 0
Auto Exposure Bracketing Off
AEBBracket Value 0
Control Mode Camera Local Control
Focus Distance Upper 2.19
Focus Distance Lower 0
Bulb Duration 0
Camera Type Compact
Auto Rotate None
NDFilter Off
Self Timer2 0
Flash Output 0
Canon Firmware Version Firmware Version 1.00
File Number 107-2492
Canon Model ID Unknown (0x3130000)
AFMode Single-point AF
Num AFPoints 9
Valid AFPoints 1
AFArea Widths 18 536 536 18 536 536 0 535 19
AFArea Heights 18 536 536 18 536 19 -32704 0 19
Primary AFPoint 0
Date Stamp Mode Off
My Color Mode Vivid
Firmware Revision 1.00 rev 6.00
Categories (none)
Image Unique ID c02de9b871d5500e57dcf1abf2b8902c
VRDOffset 0
Related Image Width 4000
Related Image Height 3000
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Rating 0