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Advent calendar day 21

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 December 21, 2011 at 5.23PM PST
Posted to Flickr December 21, 2011 at 2.26PM PST

Exif data

Camera Apple iPhone
Exposure 0.008 sec (1/128)
Aperture f/2.8
Focal Length 3.9 mm
ISO Speed 80
Flash Auto, Fired
X-Resolution 72 dpi
Y-Resolution 72 dpi
Orientation Rotate 90 CW
Date and Time (Modified) 2011:12:21 17:23:11
Host Computer iPhone (iPhone OS 5.0.1)
YCbCr Positioning Centered
Exposure Program Program AE
Date and Time (Original) 2011:12:21 17:23:11
Date and Time (Digitized) 2011:12:21 17:23:11
Brightness Value 5.852921865
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Subject Area 1295 967 699 696
Color Space sRGB
Sensing Method One-chip color area
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Sharpness Hard
GPS Latitude 37 deg 58' 52.80" N
GPS Longitude 84 deg 33' 20.40" W
GPS Time Stamp 18:45:40