Photo / Exif

Hiding in plain sight

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 February 23, 2007 at 1.02PM PST
Posted to Flickr February 25, 2007 at 8.30PM PST

Exif data

Camera Canon PowerShot S230
Exposure 0.1 sec (1/10)
Aperture f/2.8
Focal Length 5.4 mm
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
ISO Speed 100
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
X-Resolution 180 dpi
Y-Resolution 180 dpi
Date and Time (Modified) 2007:02:23 13:02:17
YCbCr Positioning Centered
Date and Time (Original) 2007:02:23 13:02:17
Date and Time (Digitized) 2007:02:23 13:02:17
Compressed Bits Per Pixel 5
Max Aperture Value 2.8
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Color Space sRGB
Focal Plane X-Resolution 9893.719807 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 9846.153846 dpi
Sensing Method One-chip color area
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
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 100
Focus Range Auto
AFPoint Auto AF point selection
Canon Exposure Mode Easy
Lens Type Unknown (-1)
Short Focal 5.40625 mm
Focal Units 32/mm
Max Aperture 2.9
Min Aperture 7.2
Flash Activity 0
Flash Bits (none)
Focus Continuous Single
AESetting Normal AE
Zoom Source Width 2048
Zoom Target Width 2048
Spot Metering Mode Center
Photo Effect Off
Manual Flash Output n/a
Focal Type Zoom
Focal Plane XSize 5.38 mm
Focal Plane YSize 4.06 mm
Auto ISO 100
Base ISO 100
Measured EV 6.53
Target Aperture 2.8
Target Exposure Time 1/10
White Balance Auto
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 0.41 m
Focus Distance Lower 0 m
Bulb Duration 0
Camera Type Compact
Auto Rotate None
NDFilter Off
Self Timer2 0
Flash Output 30
Num AFPoints 9
Valid AFPoints 9
AFArea Width 369
AFArea Height 42
Primary AFPoint 0
Canon Firmware Version Firmware Version 1.00
File Number 149-4928
Canon Model ID PowerShot S230 / Digital IXUS v3 / IXY Digital 320
Related Image Width 2048
Related Image Height 1536
Compression JPEG (old-style)