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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.

Dates

Taken on September 16, 2011 at 2.55PM PDT
Posted to Flickr October 8, 2011 at 11.47AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon PowerShot SX200 IS
Exposure 0.001 sec (1/1000)
Aperture f/4.0
Focal Length 5 mm
ISO Speed 160
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 180 dpi
Y-Resolution 180 dpi
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows
Date and Time (Modified) 2011:10:08 14:45:59
YCbCr Positioning Co-sited
Date and Time (Original) 2011:09:16 14:55:36-04:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2011:09:16 14:55:36
Compressed Bits Per Pixel 3
Max Aperture Value 3.4
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Color Space sRGB
Focal Plane X-Resolution 16393.4426229508 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 16393.4426229508 dpi
Sensing Method One-chip color area
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Digital Zoom Ratio 1
Scene Capture Type Standard
Related Image Width 4000
Related Image Height 3000
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
Copyright Flag False
Photoshop Quality 12
Photoshop Format Progressive
Progressive Scans 5 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 4.1-c036 46.276720, Mon Feb 19 2007 22:40:08
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Metadata Date 2011:10:08 14:45:59-04:00
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows
Format image/jpeg
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name sRGB IEC61966-2.1
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 Off
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False