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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 November 20, 2011 at 12.41PM PDT
Posted to Flickr February 5, 2012 at 11.16AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure 0.003 sec (1/320)
Aperture f/7.1
Focal Length 127 mm
ISO Speed 100
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Image Width 5616
Image Height 3744
Bits Per Sample 8 8 8
Compression Uncompressed
Photometric Interpretation RGB
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Samples Per Pixel 3
Planar Configuration Chunky
Software Adobe Photoshop CS4 Macintosh
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:02:05 20:06:55
Artist Ben Heine
Exposure Program Program AE
Date and Time (Original) 2011:11:20 12:41:07.86+01:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2011:11:20 12:41:07
Max Aperture Value 4.0
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Sub Sec Time Original 86
Sub Sec Time Digitized 86
Color Space Uncalibrated
Focal Plane X-Resolution 3849.2117888965 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 3908.14196242171 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Compression JPEG (old-style)
By-line Ben Heine
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
Photoshop Quality 12
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 4.2.2-c063 53.352624, 2008/07/30-18:05:41
Samples Per Pixel 3
Photometric Interpretation RGB
Compression Uncompressed
Planar Configuration Chunky
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Bits Per Sample 8
Metadata Date 2012:02:05 20:06:55+01:00
Lens EF70-200mm f/4L IS USM
Image Number 0
Flash Compensation 0
Format image/jpeg
Creator Ben Heine
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name Adobe RGB (1998)
Original Document ID xmp.did:0180117407206811B0E5F97DC5AF0E56
History Action saved
History Instance ID xmp.iid:26B713ECD9206811B0E5F97DC5AF0E56
History When 2012:02:05 20:06:55+01:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop CS4 Macintosh
History Changed /
History Parameters from image/tiff to image/jpeg
Creator Work URL
Scene © Ben Heine
Color Transform YCbCr
Flash Return No return detection
Flash Mode Off
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False