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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 September 22, 2005 at 3.58PM PDT
Posted to Flickr September 22, 2005 at 11.12PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon PowerShot A520
Exposure 0.025 sec (1/40)
Aperture f/3.5
Focal Length 5.8 mm
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
ISO Speed 400
X-Resolution 0
Y-Resolution 0
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Date and Time (Modified) 2005:09:22 15:58:05
YCbCr Positioning Centered
Date and Time (Original) 2005:09:22 15:58:05
Date and Time (Digitized) 2005:09:22 15:58:05
Compressed Bits Per Pixel 5
Max Aperture Value 2.6
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Color Space sRGB
Focal Plane X-Resolution 10142.85714 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 10142.85714 dpi
Sensing Method One-chip color area
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Manual
White Balance Manual
Digital Zoom Ratio 1
Scene Capture Type Standard
Macro Mode Normal
Self Timer Off
Quality Superfine
Canon Flash Mode Off
Continuous Drive Single
Focus Mode Single
Record Mode JPEG
Canon Image Size Large
Easy Mode Manual
Digital Zoom None
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness 0
Camera ISO 400
Focus Range Auto
AFPoint Auto AF point selection
Canon Exposure Mode Manual
Lens Type Unknown (-1)
Short Focal 5.8125 mm
Focal Units 32/mm
Max Aperture 2.7
Min Aperture 8
Flash Bits (none)
Focus Continuous Single
AESetting Normal AE
Zoom Source Width 2272
Zoom Target Width 2272
Spot Metering Mode Center
Photo Effect Vivid
Manual Flash Output n/a
Focal Type Zoom
Focal Plane XSize 5.82 mm
Focal Plane YSize 4.37 mm
Auto ISO 100
Base ISO 400
Measured EV 6.84
Target Aperture 3.6
Target Exposure Time 1/40
White Balance Fluorescent
Slow Shutter Off
Sequence Number 0
Optical Zoom Code 0
Flash Guide Number 0
Flash Exposure Comp 0
Auto Exposure Bracketing Off
AEBBracket Value 0
Control Mode Camera Local Control
Focus Distance Upper 65.53 m
Focus Distance Lower 0 m
Bulb Duration 0
Camera Type Compact
Auto Rotate Rotate 90 CW
NDFilter Off
Self Timer2 0
Flash Output 0
Num AFPoints 9
Valid AFPoints 9
AFArea Width 409
AFArea Height 51
Primary AFPoint 5
Canon Firmware Version Firmware Version 1.00
File Number 100-0071
Canon Model ID PowerShot A520
Date Stamp Mode Off
Related Image Width 2272
Related Image Height 1704
Compression JPEG (old-style)