Photo / Exif

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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 December 11, 2011 at 8.24PM PDT
Posted to Flickr December 12, 2011 at 7.43AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Sony DSLR-A100
Exposure 0.125 sec (1/8)
Aperture f/6.3
Focal Length 18 mm
ISO Speed 100
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 72 dpi
Y-Resolution 72 dpi
Image Description SONY DSC
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0
Date and Time (Modified) 2011:12:12 10:42:07
YCbCr Positioning Centered
Exposure Program Manual
Date and Time (Original) 2011:12:11 20:24:50
Date and Time (Digitized) 2011:12:11 20:24:50
Compressed Bits Per Pixel 8
Brightness Value 0.62
Max Aperture Value 3.5
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Light Source Flash
Subject Area 1936 1296 3872 2592
Color Space sRGB
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Manual
White Balance Manual
Digital Zoom Ratio 0
Focal Length (35mm format) 27 mm
Scene Capture Type Standard
Gain Control None
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness Normal
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Caption- Abstract SONY DSC
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
Copyright Flag False
Photoshop Quality 11
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit XMP toolkit 2.8.2-33, framework 1.5
About uuid:a9eff250-24d7-11e1-8b40-d88099da7782
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop Elements for Windows, version 2.0
Description SONY DSC
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
Color Transform YCbCr