Photo / Exif

Setting an Example

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 May 23, 2012 at 7.07AM PDT
Posted to Flickr May 23, 2012 at 9.36AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS Digital Rebel XSi
Exposure 0.005 sec (1/200)
Aperture f/5.0
Focal Length 155 mm
ISO Speed 200
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 1
Y-Resolution 1
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software ACD Systems Digital Imaging
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:05:23 12:25:39
YCbCr Positioning Centered
Exposure Program Program AE
Date and Time (Original) 2012:05:23 07:07:15.3-5:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:05:23 07:07:15
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Sub Sec Time 588
Sub Sec Time Original 3
Sub Sec Time Digitized 3
Color Space sRGB
Focal Plane X-Resolution 4865.60364464693 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 4876.71232876712 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Compression JPEG (old-style)
XMPToolkit Public XMP Toolkit Core 3.5
Date Acquired 2012:05:23 08:58:29.212
Original Document ID uuid:faf5bdd5-ba3d-11da-ad31-d33d75182f1b
History Action saved
History Instance ID xmp.iid:27C30111F0A4E111BA2FC6970656FAA4
History When 2012:05:23 12:24:46-04:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.0 Windows
History Changed /
Format image/jpeg
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Creator Tool ACD Systems Digital Imaging
Metadata Date 2012:05:23 12:24:46-04:00
Color Mode RGB
ICCProfile Name sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
Flash Return No return detection
Flash Mode Off
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False