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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 July 30, 2012 at 7.46AM PDT
Posted to Flickr July 30, 2012 at 12.51PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Sony DSLR-A900
Exposure 0.006 sec (1/160)
Aperture f/1.0
ISO Speed 200
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
Image Description SONY DSC
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Software Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Windows)
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:07:30 21:49:44
Copyright Oliver Jaeschke
Exposure Program Program AE
Date and Time (Original) 2012:07:30 07:46:39
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:07:30 07:46:39
Brightness Value 1.25
Max Aperture Value 1.0
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Light Source Unknown
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness Normal
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Coded Character Set UTF8
Keywords A-900 Barriere Sony Switzerland Zuerich bicycle lensbaby railway red tracks
Date Created 2012:07:30
Time Created 07:46:39
Digital Creation Date 2012:07:30
Digital Creation Time 07:46:39
Copyright Notice Oliver Jaeschke
Caption- Abstract SONY DSC
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 5.3-c007 1.136881, 2010/06/10-18:11:35
Format image/jpeg
Description SONY DSC
Rights Oliver Jaeschke
Subject A-900
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Windows)
Metadata Date 2012:07:30 21:49:44+02:00
Original Document ID EFED25C7D5CAD0457B1F94E34E1FC881
History Action derived
History Parameters saved to new location
History Instance ID xmp.iid:5D95C7727EDAE11183BBD57845B5E854
History When 2012:07:30 21:40:45+02:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Windows)
History Changed /
Derived From Original Document ID EFED25C7D5CAD0457B1F94E34E1FC881
Color Transform YCbCr