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OBX beach texture

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 May 17, 2012 at 7.50AM PDT
Posted to Flickr May 20, 2012 at 3.44PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT
Exposure 0.006 sec (1/160)
Aperture f/8.0
Focal Length 55 mm
ISO Speed 400
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 72 dpi
Y-Resolution 72 dpi
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software Adobe Photoshop CS4 Macintosh
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:05:20 18:33:48
Artist Brian Clary
Exposure Program Aperture-priority AE
Date and Time (Original) 2012:05:17 07:50:05-04:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:05:17 07:50:05
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Color Space Uncalibrated
Focal Plane X-Resolution 3954.23340961098 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 3958.76288659794 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Manual
Scene Capture Type Standard
Compression JPEG (old-style)
By-line Brian Clary
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
Photoshop Quality 12
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 4.2.2-c063 53.352624, 2008/07/30-18:05:41
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Rating 0
Metadata Date 2012:05:20 18:33:48-04:00
Format image/jpeg
Creator Brian Clary
Lens 18.0-55.0 mm
Lens ID 65535
Image Number 68
Flash Compensation 0
Owner Name Brian Clary
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name Adobe RGB (1998)
Original Document ID xmp.did:DA51174A8F216811BC3FD3100494463D
History Action saved
History Instance ID xmp.iid:DA51174A8F216811BC3FD3100494463D
History When 2012:05:20 18:32:57-04:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop CS4 Macintosh
History Changed /
History Parameters from image/tiff to application/vnd.adobe.photoshop
Derived From Original Document ID xmp.did:DA51174A8F216811BC3FD3100494463D
Color Transform YCbCr
Flash Return No return detection
Flash Mode Off
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False