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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 October 18, 2009 at 5.12PM PDT
Posted to Flickr December 7, 2009 at 1.16AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS 5D
Exposure 0.033 sec (1/30)
Aperture f/4.0
Focal Length 55 mm
ISO Speed 3200
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 240
Y-Resolution 240
Date and Time (Modified) 2009:10:17 22:16:51
Exposure Program Manual
Date and Time (Original) 2009:10:18 17:12:33+01:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2009:10:18 17:12:33
Max Aperture Value 4.0
Metering Mode Unknown (0)
Focal Plane X-Resolution 3086.925795053 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 3091.29511677282 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Manual
White Balance Manual
Scene Capture Type Standard
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 4.2-c020 1.124078, Tue Sep 11 2007 23:21:40
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
Lens EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
Image Number 5
Flash Compensation 0
Color Transform YCbCr
Flash Return No return detection
Flash Mode Off
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False