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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 November 27, 2011 at 4.21PM PDT
Posted to Flickr November 27, 2011 at 6.50AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon PowerShot A400
Exposure 0.125 sec (1/8)
Aperture f/3.8
Focal Length 5.9 mm
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
ISO Speed 100
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
X-Resolution 180 dpi
Y-Resolution 180 dpi
Date and Time (Modified) 2011:11:27 16:21:08
YCbCr Positioning Centered
Date and Time (Original) 2011:11:27 16:21:08
Date and Time (Digitized) 2011:11:27 16:21:08
Compressed Bits Per Pixel 5
Max Aperture Value 3.8
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Color Space sRGB
Focal Plane X-Resolution 11702.85714 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 11725.19084 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 Macro
Self Timer 2 s
Quality Superfine
Canon Flash Mode Off
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 Macro
AFPoint Auto AF point selection
Canon Exposure Mode Easy
Lens Type Unknown (-1)
Short Focal 5.90625 mm
Focal Units 32/mm
Max Aperture 3.9
Min Aperture 5.6
Flash Bits (none)
Focus Continuous Single
AESetting Normal AE
Display Aperture 3.8
Zoom Source Width 2048
Zoom Target Width 2048
Spot Metering Mode Center
Photo Effect Off
Manual Flash Output n/a
Focal Type Zoom
Focal Plane XSize 4.55 mm
Focal Plane YSize 3.40 mm
Auto ISO 200
Base ISO 50
Measured EV 7.22
Target Aperture 3.8
Target Exposure Time 1/8
White Balance Auto
Slow Shutter Off
Sequence Number 0
Optical Zoom Code 0
Flash Guide Number 0
Flash Exposure Comp 0
Auto Exposure Bracketing Off
AEBBracket Value 0
Control Mode Camera Local Control
Focus Distance Upper 0.14
Focus Distance Lower 0
Bulb Duration 0
Camera Type Compact
Auto Rotate None
NDFilter Off
Self Timer2 0
Flash Output 0
Num AFPoints 9
Valid AFPoints 9
AFArea Width 369
AFArea Height 46
Primary AFPoint 4
Canon Firmware Version Firmware Version 1.00
File Number 128-2801
Canon Model ID PowerShot A400
Date Stamp Mode Off
Related Image Width 2048
Related Image Height 1536
Compression JPEG (old-style)