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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 February 20, 2011 at 5.10PM PDT
Posted to Flickr April 5, 2011 at 1.13PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure 0.006 sec (1/160)
Aperture f/2.8
Focal Length 70 mm
ISO Speed 100
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Software Adobe Photoshop CS5 Macintosh
Date and Time (Modified) 2011:03:29 09:54:13
Artist Simpson Yiu
Exposure Program Manual
Date and Time (Original) 2011:02:20 17:10:23
Date and Time (Digitized) 2011:02:20 17:10:23
Max Aperture Value 2.8
Subject Distance 9.77 m
Metering Mode Partial
Sub Sec Time 42
Sub Sec Time Original 42
Sub Sec Time Digitized 42
Color Space sRGB
Focal Plane X-Resolution 2646.333105 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 2686.847599 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Manual
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Coded Character Set UTF8
By-line Simpson Yiu
Date Created 2011:02:20
Time Created 17:10:23
Copyright Notice
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
Photoshop Quality 12
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 5.0-c060 61.134777, 2010/02/12-17:32:00
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop CS5 Macintosh
Rating 0
Metadata Date 2011:03:29 09:54:13-07:00
Format image/jpeg
Creator Simpson Yiu
Lens EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM
Lens ID 251
Image Number 0
Approximate Focus Distance 9.77
Flash Compensation 0
Owner Name Simpson Yiu
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Document Ancestors xmp.did:F77F11740720681189DAE9CACBA024D1
Original Document ID xmp.did:F77F11740720681189DAE9CACBA024D1
History Action saved
History Instance ID xmp.iid:F77F11740720681189DAE9CACBA024D1
History When 2011:03:29 09:34:15-07:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop CS5 Macintosh
History Changed /
History Parameters from image/tiff to image/jpeg
Derived From Original Document ID xmp.did:F77F11740720681189DAE9CACBA024D1
Viewing Conditions Illuminant Type D50
Measurement Observer CIE 1931
Measurement Flare 0.999%
Measurement Illuminant D65
Color Transform YCbCr