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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 November 26, 2009 at 10.00AM PDT
Posted to Flickr November 25, 2009 at 6.06AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon Digital IXUS 40
Exposure 0.04 sec (1/25)
Aperture f/2.8
Focal Length 5.8 mm
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 180 dpi
Y-Resolution 180 dpi
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software Adobe Photoshop CS4 Windows
Date and Time (Modified) 2009:11:25 14:30:49
YCbCr Positioning Centered
Date and Time (Original) 2009:11:26 10:00:10+01:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2009:11:26 10:00:10
Compressed Bits Per Pixel 5
Max Aperture Value 2.8
Metering Mode Center-weighted average
Color Space sRGB
Focal Plane X-Resolution 10142.8571428571 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 10142.8571428571 dpi
Sensing Method One-chip color area
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Manual
Digital Zoom Ratio 1
Scene Capture Type Standard
Related Image Width 2272
Related Image Height 1704
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
Photoshop Quality 12
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 4.2.2-c063 53.352624, 2008/07/30-18:12:18
Metadata Date 2009:11:25 14:30:49+01:00
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Format image/jpeg
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Original Document ID xmp.did:A691A2D5C2D9DE11A782AFCCF3E33305
History Action created
History Instance ID xmp.iid:A691A2D5C2D9DE11A782AFCCF3E33305
History When 2009:11:25 14:06:55+01:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop CS4 Windows
History Changed /
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 Off
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False