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Discussing Lake Erie conservation

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 16, 2012 at 3.30PM PDT
Posted to Flickr March 21, 2012 at 8.24AM PDT
Replaced on Flickr March 21, 2012 at 8.38AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Nikon D3S
Exposure 0.01 sec (1/100)
Aperture f/2.8
Focal Length 70 mm
ISO Speed 1600
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash No Flash
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Image Description Secretary of Agriculture March 16, 2012 visit to Ohio and Michigan.
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software Adobe Photoshop CS4 Windows
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:03:21 11:38:09
Artist Alex Snyder
Exposure Program Manual
Date and Time (Original) 2012:03:16 15:30:23-04:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:03:16 15:30:23
Max Aperture Value 2.8
Subject Distance 5.01 m
Metering Mode Spot
Light Source Unknown
Sub Sec Time Original 74
Sub Sec Time Digitized 74
Color Space sRGB
Sensing Method One-chip color area
CFAPattern [Red,Green][Green,Blue]
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Manual
White Balance Auto
Digital Zoom Ratio 1
Focal Length (35mm format) 70 mm
Scene Capture Type Standard
Gain Control High gain up
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness Hard
Subject Distance Range Unknown
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Coded Character Set UTF8
Caption- Abstract Secretary of Agriculture March 16, 2012 visit to Ohio and Michigan.
Headline Secretary of Agriculture March 16, 2012
By-line Alex Snyder
By-line Title Photographer
Date Created 2012:03:16
Copyright Notice ALEX SNYDER
Time Created 15:30:23
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
Format image/jpeg
Creator Alex Snyder
Description Secretary of Agriculture March 16, 2012 visit to Ohio and Michigan.
Creator Tool Ver.1.01
Metadata Date 2012:03:21 11:38:09-04:00
Lens 24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8
Lens ID 147
Image Number 27912
Approximate Focus Distance 5.01
Authors Position Photographer
Headline Secretary of Agriculture March 16, 2012
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Original Document ID D6144C5EB161591E19EC6550C1FEB974
History Action saved
History Instance ID xmp.iid:8CA8C3B7082068118083899040075182
History When 2012:03:16 23:31:35-04:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw 6.6 (Macintosh)
History Changed /metadata
History Parameters converted from image/x-nikon-nef to image/tiff
Derived From Original Document ID D6144C5EB161591E19EC6550C1FEB974
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Creator Address 536 Richland Ave
Creator City Athens
Creator Region Ohio
Creator Postal Code 45701
Creator Country USA
Creator Work Telephone 740-590-5900
Creator Work Email
Creator Work URL
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 Unknown
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False