Photo / Exif

An arctic tern at the Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau Alaska - May 2011.

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 16, 2011 at 4.30PM PDT
Posted to Flickr May 29, 2011 at 1.12PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Pentax K-x
Exposure 0.002 sec (1/640)
Aperture f/18.0
Focal Length 240 mm
ISO Speed 400
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
X-Resolution 72 dpi
Y-Resolution 72 dpi
Software QuickTime 7.6.4
Date and Time (Modified) 2011:05:29 15:11:21
Host Computer Mac OS X 10.4.9
White Point 0.313 0.329
Primary Chromaticities 0.64 0.33 0.21 0.71 0.15 0.06
YCbCr Positioning Co-sited
Exposure Program Creative (Slow speed)
Date and Time (Original) 2011:05:16 16:30:42
Date and Time (Digitized) 2011:05:16 16:30:42
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Color Space Uncalibrated
Sensing Method One-chip color area
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Focal Length (35mm format) 360 mm
Scene Capture Type Landscape
Contrast High
Saturation Normal
Sharpness Hard
Subject Distance Range Distant
Compression JPEG (old-style)