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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 April 7, 2012 at 6.58PM PDT
Posted to Flickr April 8, 2012 at 12.31AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS 5D
Exposure 0.006 sec (1/160)
Aperture f/1.8
Focal Length 50 mm
ISO Speed 1000
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Software Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 Macintosh
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:04:07 23:28:35
Exposure Program Manual
Date and Time (Original) 2012:04:07 18:58:22
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:04:07 18:58:22
Max Aperture Value 1.4
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Color Space Uncalibrated
Focal Plane X-Resolution 3086.925795 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 3091.295117 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Manual
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Coded Character Set UTF8
Date Created 2012:04:07
Time Created 18:58:22
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
Photoshop Quality 12
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 5.0-c061 64.140949, 2010/12/07-10:57:01
Rating 0
Metadata Date 2012:04:07 23:28:35+02:00
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 Macintosh
Lens EF50mm f/1.4 USM
Lens ID 198
Image Number 3
Flash Compensation 0
Sidecar For Extension CR2
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name Adobe RGB (1998)
Format image/jpeg
Original Document ID xmp.did:32661FAF152068119694FFA5FCAB4ED2
History Action saved
History Instance ID xmp.iid:32661FAF152068119694FFA5FCAB4ED2
History When 2012:04:07 23:28:24+02:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 Macintosh
History Changed /
History Parameters from image/tiff to application/vnd.adobe.photoshop
Derived From Original Document ID xmp.did:32661FAF152068119694FFA5FCAB4ED2
Color Transform YCbCr