Photo / Exif

Revisiting Genius: El Mac & Reyes

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 December 30, 2007 at 9.05AM PST
Posted to Flickr November 13, 2008 at 5.55PM PST

Exif data

Camera Canon PowerShot SD1000
Exposure 0.006 sec (1/160)
Aperture f/2.8
Focal Length 5.8 mm
ISO Speed 80
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 180 dpi
Y-Resolution 180 dpi
Date and Time (Modified) 2007:12:30 09:05:46
YCbCr Positioning Centered
Date and Time (Original) 2007:12:30 09:05:46-05:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2007:12:30 09:05:46
Compressed Bits Per Pixel 5
Max Aperture Value 2.8
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Color Space sRGB
Focal Plane X-Resolution 13653.3333333333
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 13633.1360946746
Sensing Method One-chip color area
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Digital Zoom Ratio 1
Scene Capture Type Standard
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Copyright Flag False
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
XMPToolkit Image::ExifTool 6.54
Format image/jpeg
Creator Tool
Metadata Date 2007:12:30 13:47:06-05:00
Flash Function False
Flash Mode Off
Flash Red Eye Mode False
Flash Return No return detection