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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 October 21, 2011 at 9.23AM PDT
Posted to Flickr October 21, 2011 at 5.59PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Nikon D40
Exposure 0.02 sec (1/50)
Aperture f/3.8
Focal Length 23 mm
ISO Speed 200
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash No Flash
X-Resolution 72 dpi
Y-Resolution 72 dpi
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.0 Macintosh
Date and Time (Modified) 2011:10:21 19:38:53
Host Computer Mac OS X 10.6.8
YCbCr Positioning Co-sited
Exposure Program Program AE
Date and Time (Original) 2011:10:21 09:23:54-05:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2011:10:21 09:23:53
Compressed Bits Per Pixel 2
Max Aperture Value 3.7
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Light Source Unknown
Sub Sec Time 70
Sub Sec Time Original 70
Sub Sec Time Digitized 70
Color Space Uncalibrated
Sensing Method One-chip color area
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Digital Zoom Ratio 1
Focal Length (35mm format) 34 mm
Scene Capture Type Standard
Contrast Normal
Saturation High
Sharpness Normal
Subject Distance Range Unknown
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
Photoshop Quality 9
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 4.2.2-c063 53.360203, 2008/10/08-10:23:48
Creator Tool QuickTime 7.6.6
Metadata Date 2011:10:21 19:38:53-05:00
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Format image/jpeg
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name Camera RGB Profile
Original Document ID xmp.did:01801174072068118DBB8D4936024B64
History Action created
History Instance ID xmp.iid:01801174072068118DBB8D4936024B64
History When 2011:10:21 19:38:53-05:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.0 Macintosh
Color Transform YCbCr
Flash Return No return detection
Flash Mode Unknown
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False