Photo / Exif

Danny Sullivan

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 February 29, 2012 at 9.38AM PDT
Posted to Flickr March 7, 2012 at 2.40PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS 60D
Exposure 0.013 sec (1/80)
Aperture f/5.0
Focal Length 200 mm
ISO Speed 2500
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Software Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Macintosh)
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:02:29 14:54:21
Copyright Jerad Hill Photographer
Exposure Program Manual
Sensitivity Type Recommended Exposure Index
Recommended Exposure Index 2500
Date and Time (Original) 2012:02:29 09:38:43
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:02:29 09:38:43
Max Aperture Value 2.8
Subject Distance 7.86 m
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Sub Sec Time Original 05
Sub Sec Time Digitized 05
Focal Plane X-Resolution 4296.132597 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 4356.302521 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Manual
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Lens Info 70-200mm f/?
Lens Model EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
Lens Serial Number 0000000000
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Copyright Flag True
Coded Character Set UTF8
Date Created 2012:02:29
Time Created 09:38:43
Digital Creation Date 2012:02:29
Digital Creation Time 09:38:43
Copyright Notice Jerad Hill Photographer
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 5.3-c007 1.136881, 2010/06/10-18:11:35
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Macintosh)
Metadata Date 2012:02:29 14:54:21-08:00
Lens EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
Lens ID 224
Image Number 0
Approximate Focus Distance 7.86
Flash Compensation 0
Original Document ID D8DB7533B2A3184DADCC81271C681358
History Action derived
History Parameters converted from image/x-canon-cr2 to image/dng, saved to new location
History Instance ID xmp.iid:42C125A108206811822AF408D8530A50
History When 2012:02:29 10:34:53-08:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Macintosh)
History Changed /
Derived From Original Document ID D8DB7533B2A3184DADCC81271C681358
Format image/jpeg
Rights Jerad Hill Photographer
Web Statement
Marked True
Usage Terms Printing Requires Permission
Color Transform YCbCr