Photo / Exif

Mason School of Business

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 September 15, 2012 at 9.29PM PST
Posted to Flickr September 17, 2012 at 11.44AM PST

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS 60D
Exposure 0.02 sec (1/50)
Aperture f/4.0
Focal Length 187 mm
ISO Speed 400
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 100 dpi
Y-Resolution 100 dpi
Software Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.1 (Macintosh)
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:09:17 14:22:28
Artist CKLiu
Exposure Program Manual
Sensitivity Type Recommended Exposure Index
Recommended Exposure Index 400
Date and Time (Original) 2012:09:15 21:29:04
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:09:15 21:29:04
Max Aperture Value 4.0
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Sub Sec Time Original 57
Sub Sec Time Digitized 57
Focal Plane X-Resolution 5728.176796 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 5808.403361 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Manual
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Owner Name CKLiu
Lens Info 70-200mm f/?
Lens Model EF70-200mm f/4L IS USM
Lens Serial Number 00008336b2
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Coded Character Set UTF8
Date Created 2012:09:15
Time Created 21:29:04
Digital Creation Date 2012:09:15
Digital Creation Time 21:29:04
By-line CKLiu
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
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.1 (Macintosh)
Metadata Date 2012:09:17 14:22:28-04:00
Format image/jpeg
Creator CKLiu
Lens EF70-200mm f/4L IS USM
Lens ID 242
Image Number 0
Approximate Focus Distance 25.3
Flash Compensation 0
Owner Name CKLiu
Original Document ID 374B410552F9D4C70857984B42A5C4EB
History Action derived
History Parameters converted from image/x-canon-cr2 to image/jpeg, saved to new location
History Instance ID xmp.iid:20B2B7BD072068118083BA47036DE5CA
History When 2012:09:17 14:22:28-04:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.1 (Macintosh)
History Changed /
Derived From Original Document ID 374B410552F9D4C70857984B42A5C4EB
Color Transform YCbCr