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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 July 25, 2009 at 2.12AM PST
Posted to Flickr July 26, 2009 at 1.54PM PST
Replaced on Flickr July 26, 2009 at 2.02PM PST

Exif data

Camera Nikon D300
Exposure 50
Aperture f/4.0
Focal Length 12 mm
ISO Speed 6400
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash No Flash
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software Adobe Photoshop CS4 Windows
Date and Time (Modified) 2009:07:26 14:01:20
Exposure Program Manual
Date and Time (Original) 2009:07:25 02:12:25.06-07:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2009:07:25 02:12:25
Max Aperture Value 4.0
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Light Source Unknown
Sub Sec Time 06
Sub Sec Time Original 06
Sub Sec Time Digitized 06
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) 18 mm
Scene Capture Type Standard
Gain Control High gain up
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness Normal
Subject Distance Range Unknown
Compression JPEG (old-style)
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
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Creator Tool Ver.1.00
Rating 0
Metadata Date 2009:07:26 14:01:20-07:00
Lens 12.0-24.0 mm f/4.0
Image Number 5570
Sidecar For Extension NEF
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Format image/jpeg
Original Document ID xmp.did:B7CB5BFE6779DE11B4FBAE0D198FB495
History Action saved
History Instance ID xmp.iid:B7CB5BFE6779DE11B4FBAE0D198FB495
History When 2009:07:25 15:10:54-07:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop CS4 Windows
History Changed /
History Parameters from image/tiff to image/jpeg
Derived From Original Document ID xmp.did:B7CB5BFE6779DE11B4FBAE0D198FB495
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