Photo / Exif

Week 5/52 - "Some Light Conversation"

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 July 11, 2010 at 3.58PM PDT
Posted to Flickr July 11, 2010 at 2.51PM PDT
Replaced on Flickr July 11, 2010 at 3.28PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Nikon D90
Exposure 0.017 sec (1/60)
Aperture f/8.0
Focal Length 58 mm
ISO Speed 200
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash On, Return not detected
Image Width 2736
Image Height 4119
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 Windows
Date and Time (Modified) 2010:07:11 18:23:14
Exposure Program Manual
Date and Time (Original) 2010:07:11 15:58:17
Date and Time (Digitized) 2010:07:11 15:58:17
Max Aperture Value 5.1
Subject Distance 2.82 m
Metering Mode Center-weighted average
Light Source Unknown
Sub Sec Time 00
Sub Sec Time Original 00
Sub Sec Time Digitized 00
Color Space Uncalibrated
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) 87 mm
Scene Capture Type Standard
Gain Control None
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness Normal
Subject Distance Range Unknown
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Coded Character Set UTF8
Date Created 2010:07:11
Time Created 15:58:17+00:00
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
Photoshop Quality 12
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 5.0-c060 61.134777, 2010/02/12-17:32:00
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop CS5 Windows
Rating 0
Metadata Date 2010:07:11 18:23:14-04:00
Lens 18.0-105.0 mm f/3.5-5.6
Lens ID 158
Image Number 47429
Sidecar For Extension NEF
Legacy IPTCDigest 1E4DE0AFAAF4F7C2073F29EBD2843517
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name Adobe RGB (1998)
Format image/jpeg
Original Document ID xmp.did:F18BAC6D328DDF118F08AE0EFD47890D
History Action saved
History Instance ID xmp.iid:F18BAC6D328DDF118F08AE0EFD47890D
History When 2010:07:11 17:22:37-04:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop CS5 Windows
History Changed /
History Parameters from image/tiff to image/jpeg
Derived From Original Document ID xmp.did:F18BAC6D328DDF118F08AE0EFD47890D
Color Transform YCbCr