Photo / Exif

Professor Harold Williams

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 March 31, 2011 at 11.57AM PDT
Posted to Flickr April 26, 2011 at 9.40AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Nikon D3X
Exposure 0.017 sec (1/60)
Aperture f/3.5
Focal Length 140 mm
ISO Speed 640
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash No Flash
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software Adobe Photoshop CS4 Macintosh
Date and Time (Modified) 2011:04:11 17:33:36
Exposure Program Aperture-priority AE
Date and Time (Original) 2011:03:31 11:57:20.58-04:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2011:03:31 11:57:20
Max Aperture Value 2.8
Subject Distance 5.62 m
Metering Mode Center-weighted average
Light Source Unknown
Sub Sec Time 58
Sub Sec Time Original 58
Sub Sec Time Digitized 58
Color Space sRGB
Sensing Method One-chip color area
CFAPattern [Red,Green][Green,Blue]
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Digital Zoom Ratio 1
Focal Length (35mm format) 140 mm
Scene Capture Type Standard
Gain Control Low gain up
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness Normal
Subject Distance Range Unknown
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
Photoshop Quality 11
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 4.2.2-c063 53.352624, 2008/07/30-18:05:41
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Creator Tool Ver.1.01
Rating 5
Metadata Date 2011:04:11 17:33:36-04:00
Lens 70.0-200.0 mm f/2.8
Lens ID 162
Image Number 19311
Format image/jpeg
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Original Document ID xmp.did:7D172F3A3520681192B08813D03F456E
History Action saved
History Instance ID xmp.iid:7D172F3A3520681192B08813D03F456E
History When 2011:04:11 17:33:36-04:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop CS4 Macintosh
History Changed /
History Parameters from image/tiff to image/jpeg
Derived From Original Document ID xmp.did:7D172F3A3520681192B08813D03F456E
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
Color Transform YCbCr
Flash Return No return detection
Flash Mode Unknown
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False