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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 29, 2012 at 2.10PM PST
Posted to Flickr May 1, 2012 at 7.42AM PST

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS 40D
Exposure 0.002 sec (1/640)
Aperture f/2.8
Focal Length 100 mm
ISO Speed 200
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
X-Resolution 300 dpi
Y-Resolution 300 dpi
Software Adobe Photoshop CS5 Windows
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:04:29 14:27:16
Exposure Program Aperture-priority AE
Date and Time (Original) 2012:04:29 14:10:35
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:04:29 14:10:35
Max Aperture Value 2.8
Subject Distance 0.5 m
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Sub Sec Time 00
Sub Sec Time Original 00
Sub Sec Time Digitized 00
Color Space sRGB
Focal Plane X-Resolution 4438.356164 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 4445.969125 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Coded Character Set UTF8
Date Created 2012:04:29
Time Created 14:10:35+00:00
Global Angle 45
Global Altitude 30
Photoshop Quality 12
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 5.0-c060 61.134777, 2010/02/12-17:32:00
Lens EF100mm f/2.8 Macro USM
Lens ID 190
Image Number 0
Approximate Focus Distance 0.5
Flash Compensation 0
Rating 0
Metadata Date 2012:04:29 14:27:16+01:00
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop CS5 Windows
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Document Ancestors xmp.did:96711B774B91E1118322B9738DFFB4A2
Original Document ID 6268CC6DB584345595BCD6FF66EB692B
History Action derived
History Parameters converted from image/x-canon-cr2 to image/tiff
History Instance ID xmp.iid:96711B774B91E1118322B9738DFFB4A2
History When 2012:04:29 14:25:46+01:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw 6.4.1
History Changed /
Derived From Original Document ID 6268CC6DB584345595BCD6FF66EB692B
Format image/jpeg
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
Color Transform YCbCr