Photo / Exif

Fish farmers at a hatchery in Gazipur Bangladesh. Photo by Finn Thilsted, 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 March 28, 2012 at 1.43PM PDT
Posted to Flickr May 17, 2012 at 12.19AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Nikon D3S
Exposure 0.005 sec (1/200)
Aperture f/8.0
Focal Length 58 mm
ISO Speed 320
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash No Flash
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
X-Resolution 72 dpi
Y-Resolution 72 dpi
Software ViewNX 2.3 M
Date and Time (Modified) 2012:03:30 12:12:46
YCbCr Positioning Centered
Exposure Program Aperture-priority AE
Date and Time (Original) 2012:03:28 13:43:06
Date and Time (Digitized) 2012:03:28 13:43:06
Max Aperture Value 2.8
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Light Source Unknown
Sub Sec Time Original 08
Sub Sec Time Digitized 08
Color Space Uncalibrated
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) 58 mm
Scene Capture Type Standard
Gain Control None
Contrast Normal
Saturation Normal
Sharpness Normal
Subject Distance Range Unknown
Maker Note Version 2.10
Nikon Capture Version Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.0 (Macintosh)
Compression JPEG (old-style)
XMPToolkit XMP Core 4.1.1
Format image/jpeg
Subject Haruns hatchery Hazipur
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.0 (Macintosh)
Metadata Date 2012:03:30 11:50:30+06:00
Rating 1
Lens 24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8
Lens ID 147
Image Number 14935
Approximate Focus Distance 3.35
Original Document ID BD6AC1E001733C6746F7567369115414
History Action derived
History Parameters converted from image/x-nikon-nef to image/dng, saved to new location
History Instance ID xmp.iid:21E9FF1A0C206811822AA8526A921668
History When 2012:03:28 19:31:28+06:00
History Software Agent Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.0 (Macintosh)
History Changed /
Derived From Original Document ID BD6AC1E001733C6746F7567369115414
Rating Percent 1
Coded Character Set UTF8
Keywords "Haruns hatchery Hazipur"
Date Created 201203:28:13
Time Created 13:43:06
Digital Creation Date 2012:03:28
Digital Creation Time 13:43:06
Color Transform YCbCr