Photo / Exif

The End versus The Means.

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 September 2, 2012 at 11.51AM PDT
Posted to Flickr September 3, 2012 at 10.11AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS 7D
Exposure 0.01 sec (1/100)
Aperture f/4.0
Focal Length 26 mm
ISO Speed 250
Exposure Bias +1 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Software Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 Windows
Date and Time (Modified) 2012-09-03T10:08:05-07:00
Exposure Program Aperture-priority AE
Date and Time (Original) 2012:09:02 11:51:15
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:09:02 11:51:15
Max Aperture Value 4.2
Subject Distance 1.66 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 5715.545755 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 5808.403361 dpi
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Quality 100%
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 5.0-c061 64.140949, 2010/12/07-10:57:01
Rating 1
Metadata Date 2012:09:03 10:08:05-07:00
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 Windows
Lens EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Lens ID 51
Image Number 0
Approximate Focus Distance 1.66
Flash Compensation 0
Sidecar For Extension CR2
Color Mode RGB
ICCProfile Name Adobe RGB (1998)
Document Ancestors xmp.did:702647A4F2EDE1118A9AAB9978006537
Format image/jpeg
Original Document ID xmp.did:702647A4F2EDE1118A9AAB9978006537
History Action saved
History Instance ID xmp.iid:702647A4F2EDE1118A9AAB9978006537
History When 2012:09:02 23:40:13-07:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 Windows
History Changed /
History Parameters from image/tiff to application/vnd.adobe.photoshop
Derived From Original Document ID xmp.did:702647A4F2EDE1118A9AAB9978006537
Coded Character Set UTF8
Date Created 2012:09:02
Time Created 11:51:15
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
Color Transform YCbCr