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Polar Bear Mother and Cubs

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 July 16, 2004 at 9.37AM PDT
Posted to Flickr May 24, 2006 at 11.20AM PDT
Replaced on Flickr October 25, 2006 at 11.26AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon Digital IXUS 400
Exposure 0.005 sec (1/200)
Aperture f/4.9
Focal Length 22.2 mm
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Auto, Did not fire
ISO Speed 50
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
X-Resolution 180 dpi
Y-Resolution 180 dpi
Software Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0
Date and Time (Modified) 2006:10:23 19:48:08
YCbCr Positioning Centered
Date and Time (Original) 2004:07:16 09:37:12+01:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2004:07:16 09:37:12
Compressed Bits Per Pixel 5
Max Aperture Value 4.9
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Color Space sRGB
Focal Plane X-Resolution 8114.28571428571 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 8114.28571428571 dpi
Sensing Method One-chip color area
Custom Rendered Custom
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Digital Zoom Ratio 1
Scene Capture Type Standard
Macro Mode Normal
Self Timer Off
Quality Superfine
Canon Flash Mode Red-eye reduction (Auto)
Continuous Drive Single
Focus Mode Single
Record Mode JPEG
Canon Image Size Large
Easy Mode Full auto
Digital Zoom None
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness 0
Camera ISO Auto
Focus Range Auto
AFPoint Auto AF point selection
Canon Exposure Mode Easy
Lens Type Unknown (-1)
Short Focal 7.40625 mm
Focal Units 32/mm
Max Aperture 5
Min Aperture 12
Flash Activity 0
Flash Bits (none)
Focus Continuous Single
AESetting Normal AE
Display Aperture 4.9
Zoom Source Width 2272
Zoom Target Width 2272
Spot Metering Mode AF Point
Photo Effect Off
Manual Flash Output n/a
Focal Type Zoom
Focal Plane XSize 7.26 mm
Focal Plane YSize 5.46 mm
Auto ISO 100
Base ISO 50
Measured EV 13.44
Target Aperture 4.9
Target Exposure Time 1/202
White Balance Auto
Slow Shutter Off
Sequence Number 0
Optical Zoom Code 6
Flash Guide Number 0
Flash Exposure Comp 0
Auto Exposure Bracketing Off
AEBBracket Value 0
Control Mode Camera Local Control
Focus Distance Upper 16.68 m
Focus Distance Lower 0 m
Bulb Duration 0
Camera Type Compact
Auto Rotate None
NDFilter Off
Self Timer2 0
Flash Output 0
Canon Firmware Version Firmware Version 1.00
File Number 112-1228
Canon Model ID PowerShot S400 / Digital IXUS 400 / IXY Digital 400
Num AFPoints 9
Valid AFPoints 9
AFArea Width 409
AFArea Height 38
Primary AFPoint 3
Related Image Width 2272
Related Image Height 1704
Compression JPEG (old-style)
XMPToolkit 3.1.2-113
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0
Subject Svalbard
Keywords Svalbard "On Flickr"
Flash Return No return detection
Flash Mode Auto
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False