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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 October 4, 2009 at 9.34AM PDT
Posted to Flickr October 6, 2009 at 10.01AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS 40D
Exposure 0.003 sec (1/400)
Aperture f/3.5
Focal Length 300 mm
ISO Speed 250
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Software Adobe Photoshop CS3 Macintosh
Date and Time (Modified) 2009:10:06 12:56:04
Exposure Program Aperture-priority AE
Date and Time (Original) 2009:10:04 09:34:40-04:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2009:10:04 09:34:40
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Focal Plane X-Resolution 4438.35616438356 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 4445.96912521441 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Manual
Scene Capture Type Standard
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 4.2-c020 1.124078, Tue Sep 11 2007 23:21:40
YCbCr Positioning Co-sited
Metadata Date 2009:10:06 12:53:22-04:00
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
Format image/jpeg
Color Transform YCbCr
Color Space Unknown (-1)
Flash Return No return detection
Flash Mode Off
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False