Photo / Exif

Self Portrait, by Paul Gauguin, 1889

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 29, 2011 at 9.04AM PST
Posted to Flickr May 31, 2012 at 10.43PM PST

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS 5D
Exposure 0.067 sec (1/15)
Aperture f/5.0
Focal Length 70 mm
ISO Speed 1600
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Software Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.1 (Windows)
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:05:31 20:22:40
Artist Frank Kovalchek
Copyright ©Frank Kovalchek 2012
Exposure Program Program AE
Date and Time (Original) 2011:10:29 09:04:01
Date and Time (Digitized) 2011:10:29 09:04:01
Max Aperture Value 5.0
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Focal Plane X-Resolution 3086.925795 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 3091.295117 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Copyright Flag True
Coded Character Set UTF8
Date Created 2011:10:29
Time Created 09:04:01
Digital Creation Date 2011:10:29
Digital Creation Time 09:04:01
By-line Frank Kovalchek
Copyright Notice ©Frank Kovalchek 2012
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 5.3-c007 1.136881, 2010/06/10-18:11:35
Lens EF28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Lens ID 178
Image Number 2
Flash Compensation 0
Rating 2
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.1 (Windows)
Metadata Date 2012:05:31 20:22:40-08:00
Original Document ID E92526EC277427991579CD2623BE03F0
History Action derived
History Parameters converted from image/x-canon-cr2 to image/jpeg, saved to new location
History Instance ID xmp.iid:970C7766A1ABE1119B74ABA7E21A98FE
History When 2012:05:31 20:22:40-08:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.1 (Windows)
History Changed /
Derived From Original Document ID E92526EC277427991579CD2623BE03F0
Format image/jpeg
Creator Frank Kovalchek
Rights ©Frank Kovalchek 2012
Marked True
Creator Region Alaska
Creator City Anchorage
Color Transform YCbCr