Photo / Exif

TEDxCreativeCoast 2012

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 May 18, 2012 at 4.25PM PDT
Posted to Flickr May 31, 2012 at 7.36AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS REBEL T2i
Exposure 0.013 sec (1/80)
Aperture f/1.8
Focal Length 50 mm
ISO Speed 800
Exposure Bias +1/3 EV
Flash No Flash
X-Resolution 72 dpi
Y-Resolution 72 dpi
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software Adobe Photoshop CS4 Windows
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:05:31 02:48:00
Exposure Program Program AE
Date and Time (Original) 2012:05:18 16:25:18-04:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:05:18 16:25:18
Max Aperture Value 1.8
Metering Mode Center-weighted average
Sub Sec Time Original 71
Sub Sec Time Digitized 71
Color Space sRGB
Focal Plane X-Resolution 2864.08839779006 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 2904.20168067227 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Coded Character Set UTF8
Date Created 2012:05:18
Time Created 16:25:18
Digital Creation Date 2012:05:18
Digital Creation Time 16:25:18
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
Photoshop Quality 5
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 4.2.2-c063 53.352624, 2008/07/30-18:12:18
Lens EF50mm f/1.8 II
Lens ID 29
Image Number 0
Flash Compensation 0
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Windows)
Metadata Date 2012:05:31 02:48:00-04:00
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Original Document ID 921E9AB33D9EF5E6391BBB54C0D070D0
History Action derived
History Parameters saved to new location
History Instance ID xmp.iid:81F95B9326A6E1118499E558E176D0F9
History When 2012:05:25 01:00:41-04:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Windows)
History Changed /
Derived From Original Document ID 921E9AB33D9EF5E6391BBB54C0D070D0
Format image/jpeg
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
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