Photo / Exif

swiss flag in front of mountains

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 July 26, 2005 at 5.19AM PDT
Posted to Flickr June 11, 2006 at 6.07PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon PowerShot S400
Exposure 0.002 sec (1/640)
Aperture f/7.1
Focal Length 7.4 mm
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Auto, Did not fire
X-Resolution 250 dpi
Y-Resolution 250 dpi
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software Adobe Photoshop CS2 Windows
Date and Time (Modified) 2005:08:09 00:17:12
Date and Time (Original) 2005:07:26 05:19:17
Date and Time (Digitized) 2005:07:26 05:19:17
Compressed Bits Per Pixel 5
Max Aperture Value 2.8
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Color Space sRGB
Focal Plane X-Resolution 8114.285714 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 8114.285714 dpi
Sensing Method One-chip color area