Photo / Exif

Lighting Fundamentals with Ray Olson

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 April 19, 2010 at 8.06PM PDT
Posted to Flickr April 22, 2010 at 10.30AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Nikon D700
Exposure 0.05 sec (1/20)
Aperture f/2.8
Focal Length 17 mm
ISO Speed 1000
Exposure Bias -1/3 EV
Flash No Flash
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Software Ver.1.02
Date and Time (Modified) 2010:04:22 10:16:20
Artist Ryan Hetzel
Exposure Program Aperture-priority AE
Date and Time (Original) 2010:04:19 20:06:41.56-07:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2010:04:19 20:06:41
Max Aperture Value 2.8
Subject Distance 3.35 m
Metering Mode Center-weighted average
Light Source Unknown
User Comment RYAN HETZEL
Sub Sec Time Original 56
Sub Sec Time Digitized 56
Sensing Method One-chip color area
CFAPattern [Red,Green][Green,Blue]
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Digital Zoom Ratio 1
Focal Length (35mm format) 17 mm
Scene Capture Type Standard
Gain Control High gain up
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness Normal
Subject Distance Range Unknown
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Copyright Flag True
Keywords "Camera West"
By-line Camera West
Copyright Notice
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 4.2-c020 1.124078, Tue Sep 11 2007 23:21:40
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
Lens 17.0-35.0 mm f/2.8
Lens ID 99
Image Number 16656
Marked True
Legacy IPTCDigest E260FC7B9FDDDE0DD087ABA5A5C0F1F0
Creator Camera West
Subject Camera West
Color Transform YCbCr
Flash Return No return detection
Flash Mode Unknown
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False