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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 September 28, 2011 at 11.18AM PDT
Posted to Flickr October 7, 2011 at 9.24AM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS 7D
Exposure 0.001 sec (1/1000)
Aperture f/5.6
Focal Length 285 mm
ISO Speed 250
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 240 dpi
Y-Resolution 240 dpi
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software Adobe Photoshop Elements 7.0 Windows
Date and Time (Modified) 2011:10:07 17:11:16
Artist Steve Everett
Copyright Copyright Steve Everett 2011
Exposure Program Shutter speed priority AE
Date and Time (Original) 2011:09:28 11:18:24.18+01:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2011:09:28 11:18:24
Max Aperture Value 5.4
Subject Distance 1.87 m
Metering Mode Spot
Sub Sec Time 18
Sub Sec Time Original 18
Sub Sec Time Digitized 18
Color Space sRGB
Focal Plane X-Resolution 5715.54575523705 dpi
Focal Plane Y-Resolution 5808.40336134454 dpi
Custom Rendered Normal
Exposure Mode Auto
White Balance Auto
Scene Capture Type Standard
Compression JPEG (old-style)
By-line Steve Everett
Copyright Notice Copyright Steve Everett 2011
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
Copyright Flag True
Photoshop Quality 12
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit Adobe XMP Core 4.1.3-c001 49.282696, Mon Apr 02 2007 21:16:10
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Rating 0
Metadata Date 2011:10:07 17:11:16+01:00
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop Elements 7.0 Windows
Format image/jpeg
Creator Steve Everett
Rights Copyright Steve Everett 2011
Lens EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Lens ID 183
Image Number 0
Flash Compensation 0
Owner Name Steve Everett
Sidecar For Extension CR2
Color Mode 3
ICCProfile Name sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Marked True
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 Off
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False