Photo / Exif

Weekend exercise

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 May 29, 2011 at 6.30PM PDT
Posted to Flickr February 19, 2012 at 3.54AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS 7D
Exposure 0.006 sec (1/160)
Aperture f/18.0
Focal Length 21 mm
ISO Speed 100
Exposure Bias -2 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Software Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 Windows
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:02:19 10:51:44
Artist Carl!- Ayling
Exposure Program Shutter speed priority AE
Date and Time (Original) 2011:05:29 18:30:27
Date and Time (Digitized) 2011:05:29 18:30:27
Max Aperture Value 3.5
Subject Distance 20.7 m
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Sub Sec Time 00
Sub Sec Time Original 00
Sub Sec Time Digitized 00
Color Space Uncalibrated
Focal Plane X-Resolution 5715.545755 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 5808.403361 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Manual
Scene Capture Type Standard
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Coded Character Set UTF8
By-line Carl!- Ayling
Date Created 2011:05:29
Time Created 18:30:27+00:00
Copyright Notice
Global Angle 120
Global Altitude 30
Photoshop Quality 11
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 5.0-c061 64.140949, 2010/12/07-10:57:01
Rating 0
Metadata Date 2012:02:19 10:51:44Z
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 Windows
Format image/jpeg
Creator Carl!- Ayling
Lens EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Lens ID 51
Image Number 0
Flash Compensation 0
Sidecar For Extension CR2
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name Adobe RGB (1998)
Original Document ID xmp.did:365EF7BA138AE011A4BEA63325FDAFE1
History Action derived
History Parameters converted from image/tiff to application/vnd.adobe.photoshop
History Instance ID xmp.iid:365EF7BA138AE011A4BEA63325FDAFE1
History When 2011:05:29 20:02:58+01:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop CS4 Windows
History Changed /
Derived From Original Document ID xmp.did:365EF7BA138AE011A4BEA63325FDAFE1
Color Transform YCbCr