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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 February 1, 2012 at 8.19AM PDT
Posted to Flickr February 1, 2012 at 4.32PM PDT
Replaced on Flickr February 3, 2012 at 5.09PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Exposure 0.013 sec (1/80)
Aperture f/4.5
Focal Length 50 mm
ISO Speed 400
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Software Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.4.1
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:02:03 20:08:05
Exposure Program Aperture-priority AE
Date and Time (Original) 2012:02:01 08:19:55
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:02:01 08:19:55
Max Aperture Value 1.8
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Sub Sec Time Original 99
Sub Sec Time Digitized 99
Focal Plane X-Resolution 5728.176796 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 5808.403361 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Manual
Scene Capture Type Standard
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Coded Character Set UTF8
Date Created 2012:02:01
Time Created 08:19:55
Digital Creation Date 2012:02:01
Digital Creation Time 08:19:55
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 5.2-c004 1.136881, 2010/06/10-18:11:35
Lens EF50mm f/1.8 II
Lens ID 29
Image Number 0
Flash Compensation 0
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.4.1
Metadata Date 2012:02:03 20:08:05-05:00
Color Transform YCbCr