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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 March 14, 2009 at 6.56PM PDT
Posted to Flickr March 16, 2009 at 2.45PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Nikon D3X
Exposure 0.001 sec (1/1000)
Aperture f/2.8
Focal Length 15 mm
ISO Speed 800
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash No Flash
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Image Width 6048
Image Height 4032
Bits Per Sample 8 8 8
Compression Adobe Deflate
Photometric Interpretation RGB
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Samples Per Pixel 3
Planar Configuration Chunky
Software Adobe Photoshop CS3 Macintosh
Date and Time (Modified) 2009:03:16 16:34:01
Exposure Program Aperture-priority AE
Date and Time (Original) 2009:03:14 18:56:20.74-05:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2009:03:14 18:56:20
Max Aperture Value 2.8
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Light Source Unknown
Sub Sec Time Original 74
Sub Sec Time Digitized 74
Color Space Unknown (-1)
Sensing Method One-chip color area
CFAPattern [Red,Green][Green,Blue]
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Digital Zoom Ratio 1
Focal Length (35mm format) 15 mm
Scene Capture Type Standard
Gain Control Low gain up
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness Normal
Subject Distance Range Unknown
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
Copyright Flag False
Photoshop Quality 12
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 4.1-c036 46.276720, Mon Feb 19 2007 22:13:43
Samples Per Pixel 3
Photometric Interpretation RGB
Compression Adobe Deflate
Planar Configuration Chunky
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Bits Per Sample 8
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop CS3 Macintosh
Rating 5
Metadata Date 2009:03:16 16:34:01-05:00
Lens 14.0-24.0 mm f/2.8
Image Number 5528
Format image/jpeg
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name Adobe RGB (1998)
Color Transform YCbCr
Flash Return No return detection
Flash Mode Unknown
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False