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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 3.43PM PDT
Posted to Flickr April 19, 2012 at 9.54AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Nikon D700
Exposure 0.01 sec (1/100)
Aperture f/6.3
Focal Length 28 mm
ISO Speed 1250
X-Resolution 300 dpi
Y-Resolution 300 dpi
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software Adobe Photoshop CS4 Windows
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:04:19 17:09:32
Date and Time (Original) 2012:03:31 15:43:32+02:00
Color Space Uncalibrated
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Global Angle 150
Global Altitude 30
Photoshop Quality 10
Photoshop Format Progressive
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 4.2.2-c063 53.352624, 2008/07/30-18:12:18
Version 4.0
Method Tone Compressor
Brightness 9.7
Compression -3.1
Contrast 10.0
White Clip 0.000000
Black Clip 0.000000
Color Temperature 0.4
Saturation -1.6
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:03:31 15:43:32+02:00
Metadata Date 2012:04:19 17:09:32+02:00
Format image/jpeg
Color Mode 3
Original Document ID xmp.did:40E11EC5D987E1118831FA9FDFC3CD2A
History Action saved
History Instance ID xmp.iid:40E11EC5D987E1118831FA9FDFC3CD2A
History When 2012:04:16 17:35:18+02:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop CS4 Windows
History Changed /
Color Transform YCbCr