Photo / Exif

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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 November 29, 2009 at 3.49PM PST
Posted to Flickr December 4, 2009 at 5.10AM PST

Exif data

Camera Nikon D300
Exposure 0.004 sec (1/250)
Aperture f/8.0
Focal Length 11 mm
ISO Speed 200
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash No Flash
X-Resolution 72 dpi
Y-Resolution 72 dpi
Software Ver.1.10
Date and Time (Modified) 2009:12:04 08:10:02
Exposure Program Program AE
Date and Time (Original) 2009:11:29 15:49:48.68-05:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2009:11:29 15:49:48
Max Aperture Value 2.8
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Light Source Unknown
Sub Sec Time Original 68
Sub Sec Time Digitized 68
Sensing Method One-chip color area
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Digital Zoom Ratio 1
Focal Length (35mm format) 16 mm
Scene Capture Type Standard
Gain Control None
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness Normal
Subject Distance Range Unknown
Compression JPEG (old-style)
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
Metadata Date 2009:12:04 08:07:41-05:00
Lens 11.0-16.0 mm f/2.8
Image Number 26696
Format image/tiff
Original Document ID xmp.did:C3AC99DB84E0DE11A939A7371B213DDA
History Action saved
History Instance ID xmp.iid:C3AC99DB84E0DE11A939A7371B213DDA
History When 2009:12:04 08:05:48-05:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop CS4 Windows
History Changed /
Color Transform YCbCr
Color Space Uncalibrated
Flash Return No return detection
Flash Mode Unknown
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False