Photo / Exif

Image by Jeannine Tan

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 20, 2012 at 7.55PM PDT
Posted to Flickr May 8, 2012 at 3.07AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS 500D
Exposure 0.008 sec (1/125)
Aperture f/2.0
Focal Length 35 mm
ISO Speed 800
Exposure Bias -4/3 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 300 dpi
Y-Resolution 300 dpi
Software Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Macintosh)
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:04:21 15:59:07
Exposure Program Aperture-priority AE
Date and Time (Original) 2012:04:20 19:55:32
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:04:20 19:55:32
Max Aperture Value 2.0
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Sub Sec Time Original 73
Sub Sec Time Digitized 73
Focal Plane X-Resolution 5315.436242 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 5342.32715 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Coded Character Set UTF8
Date Created 2012:04:20
Time Created 19:55:32
Digital Creation Date 2012:04:20
Digital Creation Time 19:55:32
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 5.3-c007 1.136881, 2010/06/10-18:11:35
Lens EF35mm f/2
Lens ID 11
Image Number 0
Flash Compensation 0
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Macintosh)
Metadata Date 2012:04:21 15:59:07+10:00
Original Document ID F1452FC1BEA65DBA6007B661FFEF866A
History Action derived
History Parameters saved to new location
History Instance ID xmp.iid:CCC33F7A082068118083DB060AFC7546
History When 2012:04:21 15:59:07+10:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Macintosh)
History Changed /
Derived From Original Document ID F1452FC1BEA65DBA6007B661FFEF866A
Format image/jpeg
Color Transform YCbCr