Photo / Exif

Dr. Weil enjoying the halibut

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 in April 2012
Posted to Flickr April 19, 2012 at 11.32AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Apple iPhone 4S
Exposure 0.05 sec (1/20)
Aperture f/2.4
Focal Length 4.3 mm
ISO Speed 320
Flash Off, Did not fire
Image Width 2448
Image Height 3264
Bits Per Sample 8 8 8
Photometric Interpretation RGB
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Samples Per Pixel 3
X-Resolution 72 dpi
Y-Resolution 72 dpi
Software Adobe Photoshop CS5 Macintosh
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:04:19 11:21:11
YCbCr Positioning Centered
Exposure Program Program AE
Date and Time (Original) 2012:04:16 13:10:45
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:04:16 13:10:45
Brightness Value 0.9365217391
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Subject Area 1631 1223 881 881
Color Space sRGB
Sensing Method One-chip color area
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Focal Length (35mm format) 35 mm
Scene Capture Type Standard
Sharpness Normal
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Coded Character Set UTF8
Date Created 2012:04:16
Time Created 13:10:45
Global Angle 4294967236
Global Altitude 30
Photoshop Quality 12
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 5.0-c060 61.134777, 2010/02/12-17:32:00
Creator Tool 5.1
Metadata Date 2012:04:19 11:21:11-07:00
Color Mode RGB
ICCProfile Name sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Format image/jpeg
Original Document ID xmp.did:3882DAF91020681192B0A2721511E9D1
History Action saved
History Instance ID xmp.iid:3882DAF91020681192B0A2721511E9D1
History When 2012:04:19 11:21:11-07:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop CS5 Macintosh
History Changed /
Region Applied To Dimensions W 3264
Region Applied To Dimensions H 2448
Region Applied To Dimensions Unit pixel
Region Type Face
Region Extensions Timestamp -1994469554
Region Extensions Face ID 1
Region Extensions Confidence Level 63
Region Extensions Angle Info Yaw 315
Region Extensions Angle Info Roll 270
Region Area Y 0.429
Region Area W 0.159
Region Area Unit normalized
Region Area X 0.188
Region Area H 0.212
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
Color Transform YCbCr