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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.

Dates

Taken on August 6, 2008 at 6.41AM PST
Posted to Flickr August 6, 2008 at 7.05PM PST

Exif data

Camera Canon PowerShot A520
Exposure 0.017 sec (1/60)
Aperture f/2.6
Focal Length 5.8 mm
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Auto, Fired, Red-eye reduction
ISO Speed 176
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
X-Resolution 72 dpi
Y-Resolution 72 dpi
Software QuickTime 7.5
Date and Time (Modified) 2008:08:06 19:36:40
Host Computer Mac OS X 10.5.4
YCbCr Positioning Centered
Date and Time (Original) 2008:08:06 06:41:50
Date and Time (Digitized) 2008:08:06 06:41:50
Compressed Bits Per Pixel 2
Max Aperture Value 2.6
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Color Space sRGB
Focal Plane X-Resolution 10142.85714 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 10142.85714 dpi
Sensing Method One-chip color area
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Digital Zoom Ratio 1
Scene Capture Type Standard
Macro Mode Normal
Self Timer Off
Quality Normal
Canon Flash Mode Red-eye reduction (Auto)
Continuous Drive Single
Focus Mode Single
Record Mode JPEG
Canon Image Size Large
Easy Mode Full auto
Digital Zoom None
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness 0
Camera ISO Auto
Focus Range Auto
AFPoint Auto AF point selection
Canon Exposure Mode Easy
Lens Type Unknown (-1)
Short Focal 5.8125 mm
Focal Units 32/mm
Max Aperture 2.7
Min Aperture 8
Flash Bits E-TTL, Built-in
Focus Continuous Single
AESetting Normal AE
Display Aperture 2.6
Zoom Source Width 2272
Zoom Target Width 2272
Spot Metering Mode Center
Photo Effect Off
Manual Flash Output n/a
Focal Type Zoom
Focal Plane XSize 5.82 mm
Focal Plane YSize 4.37 mm
Auto ISO 351
Base ISO 50
Measured EV 2.78
Target Aperture 2.6
Target Exposure Time 1/60
White Balance Auto
Slow Shutter Off
Sequence Number 0
Optical Zoom Code 0
Flash Guide Number 6.3125
Flash Exposure Comp 0
Auto Exposure Bracketing Off
AEBBracket Value 0
Control Mode Camera Local Control
Focus Distance Upper 1.85 m
Focus Distance Lower 0 m
Bulb Duration 0
Camera Type Compact
Auto Rotate None
NDFilter Off
Self Timer2 0
Flash Output 59
Num AFPoints 9
Valid AFPoints 9
AFArea Width 409
AFArea Height 51
Primary AFPoint 1
Canon Firmware Version Firmware Version 1.00
File Number 100-0002
Canon Model ID PowerShot A520
Date Stamp Mode Off
Compression JPEG (old-style)