Photo / Exif

Janis R. Hirohama and Jill Kaiser Newcom in front of the capitol in Sacramento

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 22, 2009 at 12.32PM PDT
Posted to Flickr May 7, 2010 at 1.30PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Nikon D40
Exposure 0.003 sec (1/320)
Aperture f/5.6
Focal Length 105 mm
ISO Speed 400
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash No Flash
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
X-Resolution 72 dpi
Y-Resolution 72 dpi
Software QuickTime 7.6.4
Date and Time (Modified) 2009:10:24 23:58:52
Host Computer Mac OS X 10.5.8
YCbCr Positioning Centered
Exposure Program Not Defined
Date and Time (Original) 2009:10:22 12:32:32
Date and Time (Digitized) 2009:10:22 12:32:32
Max Aperture Value 5.5
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Light Source Unknown
Sensing Method One-chip color area
Compression JPEG (old-style)