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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 November 27, 2011 at 9.50AM PDT
Posted to Flickr April 17, 2012 at 5.44PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Nikon D300
Exposure 1/2500 sec
Aperture f/5.6
Focal Length 420 mm
ISO Speed 400
Exposure Bias -1/3 EV
Flash No Flash
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.0 Macintosh
Date and Time (Modified) 2011:12:02 11:41:46
Exposure Program Aperture-priority AE
Date and Time (Original) 2011:11:27 09:50:03.45-08:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2011:11:27 09:50:03
Max Aperture Value 5.7
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Light Source Fine Weather
Sub Sec Time 45
Sub Sec Time Original 45
Sub Sec Time Digitized 45
Color Space sRGB
Sensing Method One-chip color area
CFAPattern [Red,Green][Green,Blue]
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Manual
Digital Zoom Ratio 1
Focal Length (35mm format) 630 mm
Scene Capture Type Standard
Gain Control Low gain up
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness Normal
Subject Distance Range Unknown
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
Photoshop Quality 12
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 4.2.2-c063 53.360203, 2008/10/08-10:23:48
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Creator Tool Ver.1.10
Rating 0
Metadata Date 2011:12:02 11:41:46-08:00
Lens 300.0 mm f/4.0
Image Number 72487
Sidecar For Extension NEF
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Format image/jpeg
Original Document ID xmp.did:03801174072068119109DC3C93E7992D
History Action saved
History Instance ID xmp.iid:03801174072068119109DC3C93E7992D
History When 2011:12:02 11:41:46-08:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.0 Macintosh
History Changed /
History Parameters from image/tiff to image/jpeg
Derived From Original Document ID xmp.did:03801174072068119109DC3C93E7992D
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
Color Transform YCbCr
Flash Return No return detection
Flash Mode Unknown
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False