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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 February 22, 2012 at 7.24PM PDT
Posted to Flickr February 29, 2012 at 7.00AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure 0.002 sec (1/500)
Aperture f/4.0
Focal Length 300 mm
ISO Speed 3200
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Software Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.3
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:02:24 17:12:26
Artist Conrad Erb
Copyright Conrad Erb and Conrad Erb Photography
Exposure Program Manual
Sensitivity Type Unknown
Date and Time (Original) 2012:02:22 19:24:00.34-05:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:02:22 19:24:00
Max Aperture Value 2.8
Subject Distance 17.8 m
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Sub Sec Time Original 34
Sub Sec Time Digitized 34
Focal Plane X-Resolution 3849.2117888965 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 3908.14196242171 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Manual
White Balance Manual
Scene Capture Type Standard
Lens Info 300mm f/?
Lens Model EF300mm f/2.8L IS USM
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Copyright Flag True
Date Created 2012:02:22
Time Created 19:24:00-05:00
By-line Conrad Erb
Copyright Notice Conrad Erb and Conrad Erb Photography
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
Legacy IPTCDigest 99DE028A29F25D3AB6652561ADDAC2DA
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.3
Lens EF300mm f/2.8L IS USM
Lens ID 142
Image Number 0
Approximate Focus Distance 17.8
Flash Compensation 0
Marked True
Web Statement
Creator Work Telephone 7173953850
Creator Region PA
Creator City Philadelphia
Creator Country USA
Creator Work Email
Creator Conrad Erb
Rights Conrad Erb and Conrad Erb Photography
Color Transform YCbCr
Flash Return No return detection
Flash Mode Off
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False