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The press takes a look at iPad 2

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 March 2, 2010 at 11.37AM PDT
Posted to Flickr March 2, 2011 at 1.39PM PDT
Replaced on Flickr March 2, 2011 at 1.54PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure 0.01 sec (1/100)
Aperture f/7.1
Focal Length 17 mm
ISO Speed 6400
Exposure Bias -1 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 1
Y-Resolution 1
Date and Time (Modified) 2010:03:02 11:37:47
YCbCr Positioning Centered
Exposure Program Program AE
Date and Time (Original) 2010:03:02 11:37:47
Date and Time (Digitized) 2010:03:02 11:37:47
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Sub Sec Time 72
Sub Sec Time Original 72
Sub Sec Time Digitized 72
Color Space sRGB
Focal Plane X-Resolution 3849.211765 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 3908.141975 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Macro Mode Normal
Self Timer 10 s
Quality Fine
Canon Flash Mode Off
Continuous Drive Single
Focus Mode One-shot AF
Record Mode CR2+JPEG
Canon Image Size Large
Easy Mode Manual
Digital Zoom None
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Focus Range Not Known
Canon Exposure Mode Program AE
Lens Type Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L
Short Focal 17 mm
Focal Units 1/mm
Max Aperture 4
Min Aperture 23
Flash Activity 0
Flash Bits (none)
Zoom Source Width 0
Zoom Target Width 0
Manual Flash Output n/a
Color Tone Normal
SRAWQuality n/a
Auto ISO 100
Base ISO 6400
Measured EV 0.25
Target Aperture 7.1
Target Exposure Time 1/102
White Balance Auto
Slow Shutter None
Sequence Number 0
Optical Zoom Code n/a
Flash Guide Number 0
Flash Exposure Comp 0
Auto Exposure Bracketing Off
AEBBracket Value 0
Control Mode Camera Local Control
Measured EV2 0.375
Bulb Duration 0
Camera Type EOS High-end
NDFilter Unknown (-1)
Canon Firmware Version Firmware Version 2.0.4
Serial Number 0520305488
Highlight Tone Priority Off
Camera Temperature 17 C
Camera Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Focus Distance Upper 0.69
Focus Distance Lower 0.56
Color Temperature 5200
Picture Style Standard
High ISONoise Reduction Standard
Auto Lighting Optimizer Standard
Firmware Version 2.0.4
File Index 8729
Directory Index 100
Canon Model ID EOS 5D Mark II
AFMode Multi-point AF
Num AFPoints 9
Valid AFPoints 9
AFArea Widths 84 84 101 84 84 84 101 84 123
AFArea Heights 101 101 74 101 101 101 74 101 131
AFPoints Selected 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8
Original Decision Data Offset 0
Bracket Mode Off
Bracket Value 0
Bracket Shot Number 0
Raw Jpg Size Large
WBBracket Mode Off
WBBracket Value AB 0
WBBracket Value GM 0
Live View Shooting Off
Flash Exposure Lock Off
Lens Model EF17-40mm f/4L USM
Dust Removal Data (Binary data 1024 bytes, use -b option to extract)
Tone Curve Standard
Sharpness 3
Sharpness Frequency n/a
Sensor Red Level 0
Sensor Blue Level 0
White Balance Red 0
White Balance Blue 0
Digital Gain 0
WBShift AB 0
WBShift GM 0
Measured RGGB 802 1024 1024 635
Color Space sRGB
VRDOffset 0
Sensor Width 5792 (168-5783 used)
Sensor Height 3804 (56-3799 used)
Black Mask Left Border 0
Black Mask Top Border 0
Black Mask Right Border 0
Black Mask Bottom Border 0
Color Data Version 6 (50D/5DmkII)
White Balance RGGB Levels 1919 1103 1103 2300
Color Temperature 3857
WB_ RGGBLevels Measured 1648 1114 1090 2773
Color Temp Measured 3204
Raw Measured RGGB 652 758 856 597
AFMicro Adj Active No
AFMicro Adj Value 0
Peripheral Lighting On
Peripheral Lighting Value 20
Peripheral Lighting Setting On
Exposure Level Increments 1/3 Stop
ISOSpeed Increments 1/3 Stop
ISOExpansion On
AEBAuto Cancel On
AEBSequence 0,-,+
Safety Shift Disable
Flash Sync Speed Av Auto
High ISONoise Reduction Standard
Highlight Tone Priority Disable
Auto Lighting Optimizer Standard
Lens Drive No AF Focus search on
Lens AFStop Button AF stop
AFPoint Selection Method Normal
Superimposed Display On
AFAssist Beam Emits
Mirror Lockup Disable
AFPoint Area Expansion Disable
AFMicroadjustment Disable; 0; 0; 0; 0
Shutter Button AFOn Button Metering + AF start
AFOn AELock Button Switch Disable
Set Button When Shooting Normal (disabled)
Dial Direction Tv Av Normal
Focusing Screen Eg-A
Add Original Decision Data Off
Assign Func Button LCD brightness
Compression JPEG (old-style)
XMPToolkit Image::ExifTool 8.18
Creator Tool