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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 March 17, 2012 at 12.38PM PDT
Posted to Flickr March 28, 2012 at 11.34AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure 0.013 sec (1/80)
Aperture f/4.5
Focal Length 70 mm
ISO Speed 1250
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 72 dpi
Y-Resolution 72 dpi
Software Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Macintosh)
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:03:21 15:23:39
Exposure Program Manual
Date and Time (Original) 2012:03:17 12:38:14
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:03:17 12:38:14
Max Aperture Value 2.8
Subject Distance 1.22 m
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Sub Sec Time Original 36
Sub Sec Time Digitized 36
Focal Plane X-Resolution 3849.211789 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 3908.141962 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Manual
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Related Image Width 800
Related Image Height 533
Compression JPEG (old-style)
XMPToolkit XMP Core 4.1.1-Exiv2
Lens EF24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Lens ID 230
Image Number 0
Approximate Focus Distance 1.22
Flash Compensation 0
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Macintosh)
Metadata Date 2012:03:21 15:23:39-07:00
Original Document ID 05B4FCAE65595B74B8A7530D7F997796
History Action derived
History Parameters converted from image/x-canon-cr2 to image/jpeg, saved to new location
History Instance ID xmp.iid:445F494E0A20681183D1A4D6DFDBE355
History When 2012:03:21 15:23:39-07:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Macintosh)
History Changed /
Derived From Original Document ID 05B4FCAE65595B74B8A7530D7F997796
Format image/jpeg
Coded Character Set UTF8
Date Created 2012:03:17
Time Created 12:38:14+00:00
Digital Creation Date 2012:03:17
Digital Creation Time 12:38:14+00:00
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65