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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 May 6, 2012 at 1.31PM PDT
Posted to Flickr May 6, 2012 at 9.27AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS 500D
Exposure 0.02 sec (1/50)
Aperture f/5.0
Focal Length 39 mm
ISO Speed 100
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash No Flash
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Software Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Windows)
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:05:06 18:15:10
Exposure Program Not Defined
Date and Time (Original) 2012:05:06 13:31:58
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:05:06 13:31:58
Max Aperture Value 4.8
Subject Distance 0.67 m
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Sub Sec Time Original 02
Sub Sec Time Digitized 02
Focal Plane X-Resolution 5315.436242 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 5342.32715 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Lens Info 18-55mm f/?
Lens Model EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Coded Character Set UTF8
Date Created 2012:05:06
Time Created 13:31:58
Digital Creation Date 2012:05:06
Digital Creation Time 13:31:58
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 5.3-c007 1.136881, 2010/06/10-18:11:35
Lens EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Lens ID 45
Image Number 0
Approximate Focus Distance 0.67
Flash Compensation 0
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Windows)
Metadata Date 2012:05:06 18:15:10+02:00
Original Document ID 4F182CABEE3CA37F19D32EA482742EA5
History Action derived
History Parameters saved to new location
History Instance ID xmp.iid:EEE782278F97E111AB91EF10F5B170D9
History When 2012:05:06 18:15:10+02:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Windows)
History Changed /
Derived From Original Document ID 4F182CABEE3CA37F19D32EA482742EA5
Format image/jpeg
Color Transform YCbCr