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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 7, 2012 at 2.24AM PDT
Posted to Flickr April 23, 2012 at 10.50AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Nikon D90
Exposure 0.005 sec (1/200)
Aperture f/8.0
Focal Length 35 mm
ISO Speed 160
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash On, Red-eye reduction, Return detected
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Software Ver.1.00
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:04:21 18:07:50
Exposure Program Manual
Date and Time (Original) 2012:03:07 02:24:09.00-08:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:03:07 02:24:09
Max Aperture Value 4.6
Subject Distance 5.96 m
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Light Source Fine Weather
Sub Sec Time Original 00
Sub Sec Time Digitized 00
Sensing Method One-chip color area
CFAPattern [Green,Blue][Red,Green]
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Manual
White Balance Manual
Digital Zoom Ratio 1
Focal Length (35mm format) 52 mm
Scene Capture Type Standard
Gain Control None
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness Normal
Subject Distance Range Unknown
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 5.2-c004 1.136881, 2010/06/10-18:11:35
Creator Tool Ver.1.00
Rating 0
Lens 18.0-125.0 mm f/3.8-5.6
Lens ID 205
Image Number 20945
Approximate Focus Distance 5.96
Color Transform YCbCr
Flash Return Return detected
Flash Mode On
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode True