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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 31, 2012 at 12.57PM PDT
Posted to Flickr April 16, 2012 at 10.34PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Panasonic DMC-TZ5
Exposure 0.05 sec (1/20)
Aperture f/4.7
Focal Length 14.2 mm
ISO Speed 400
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
X-Resolution 180 dpi
Y-Resolution 180 dpi
Software Ver.1.0
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:03:31 12:57:45
YCbCr Positioning Co-sited
Exposure Program Portrait
Date and Time (Original) 2012:03:31 12:57:45
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:03:31 12:57:45
Compressed Bits Per Pixel 4
Max Aperture Value 3.3
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Light Source Unknown
Color Space sRGB
Sensing Method One-chip color area
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Digital Zoom Ratio 0
Focal Length (35mm format) 84 mm
Scene Capture Type Standard
Gain Control High gain up
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness Normal
Image Quality High
Firmware Version
White Balance Auto
Focus Mode Auto, Continuous
AFArea Mode Face Detect
Image Stabilization On, Mode 1
Macro Mode Off
Shooting Mode Portrait
Audio No
Data Dump (Binary data 8200 bytes, use -b option to extract)
White Balance Bias 0
Flash Bias 0
Internal Serial Number (F52) 2008:10:03 no. 0592
Panasonic Exif Version 0270
Color Effect Off
Time Since Power On 00:00:30.42
Burst Mode Off
Sequence Number 0
Contrast Mode Low
Noise Reduction Standard
Self Timer Off
Rotation Horizontal (normal)
AFAssist Lamp Enabled but Not Used
Color Mode Normal
Baby Age (not set)
Optical Zoom Mode Standard
Conversion Lens Off
Travel Day n/a
World Time Location Home
Text Stamp Off
Program ISO n/a
Advanced Scene Mode Auto
Faces Detected 1
AFPoint Position 0.28 0.35
Num Face Positions 1
Face1 Position 90 85 23 23
Maker Note Version 0121
Scene Mode Portrait
WBRed Level 1824
WBGreen Level 1054
WBBlue Level 1733
Flash Fired No
Print IMVersion 0250
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Orientation Horizontal (normal)