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The Slow Surrender

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 October 25, 2012 at 2.51PM PDT
Posted to Flickr November 7, 2012 at 6.02AM PDT
Replaced on Flickr November 7, 2012 at 6.05AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Sony DSLR-A500
Exposure 0.002 sec (1/500)
Aperture f/8.0
Focal Length 300 mm
ISO Speed 1000
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 96 dpi
Y-Resolution 96 dpi
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
Image Description SONY DSC
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software QuickTime 7.6.6
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:11:01 15:51:41
Host Computer Mac OS X 10.6.8
Exposure Program Aperture-priority AE
Date and Time (Original) 2012:10:25 14:51:25
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:10:25 14:51:25
Compressed Bits Per Pixel 4
Brightness Value 6.5
Max Aperture Value 5.6
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Light Source Shade
Color Space sRGB
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Manual
Focal Length (35mm format) 450 mm
Scene Capture Type Standard
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness Normal