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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 April 24, 2010 at 10.49AM PDT
Posted to Flickr April 24, 2010 at 11.24AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Apple iPhone 3GS
Exposure 0.001 sec (1/1614)
Aperture f/2.8
Focal Length 3.9 mm
ISO Speed 70
Flash No flash function
X-Resolution 72 dpi
Y-Resolution 72 dpi
Software 3.1.3
Date and Time (Modified) 2010:04:24 10:49:21
YCbCr Positioning Centered
Exposure Program Program AE
Date and Time (Original) 2010:04:24 10:49:21
Date and Time (Digitized) 2010:04:24 10:49:21
Metering Mode Spot
Color Space sRGB
Sensing Method One-chip color area
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Sharpness Soft