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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 March 17, 2012 at 7.59PM PDT
Posted to Flickr March 19, 2012 at 7.00PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Nikon D5000
Exposure 0.04 sec (1/25)
Aperture f/5.6
Focal Length 200 mm
ISO Speed 3200
Exposure Bias -3 EV
Flash No Flash
Image Width 3764
Image Height 2848
Bits Per Sample 8 8 8
Photometric Interpretation RGB
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Samples Per Pixel 3
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Software Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 Windows
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:03:18 00:57:45
Exposure Program Manual
Date and Time (Original) 2012:03:17 19:59:37
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:03:17 19:59:37
Max Aperture Value 5.7
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Light Source Unknown
Sub Sec Time Original 00
Sub Sec Time Digitized 00
Color Space sRGB
Sensing Method One-chip color area
CFAPattern [Green,Blue][Red,Green]
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Manual
White Balance Auto
Digital Zoom Ratio 1
Focal Length (35mm format) 300 mm
Scene Capture Type Standard
Gain Control High gain up
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness Normal
Subject Distance Range Unknown
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Coded Character Set UTF8
Date Created 2012:03:17
Time Created 19:59:37+00:00
Digital Creation Date 2012:03:17
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
Photoshop Quality 12
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 5.0-c061 64.140949, 2010/12/07-10:57:01
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.0 (Windows)
Metadata Date 2012:03:18 00:57:45+08:00
Lens 55.0-200.0 mm f/4.0-5.6
Lens ID 144
Image Number 59676
Approximate Focus Distance 6.31
Legacy IPTCDigest A2DB90AAA02A9BD27387A4F0407F1984
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Document Ancestors xmp.did:39E704B93060E111BD76D8BF21E9E111
Original Document ID 9750941BC19BCCB1EA70DCE55E46EFC4
History Action derived
History Parameters converted from image/x-nikon-nef to image/jpeg, saved to new location
History Instance ID xmp.iid:C393BFD84370E1119BADF5DD6F8FEB19
History When 2012:03:17 23:24:36+08:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.0 (Windows)
History Changed /
Derived From Original Document ID 9750941BC19BCCB1EA70DCE55E46EFC4
Format image/jpeg
Has Extended XMP D664F19DB8176557A24DB3F65E025D6B
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
Color Transform YCbCr