Photo / Exif

Election Day, 2008

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 November 5, 2008 at 2.55AM PDT
Posted to Flickr November 4, 2008 at 1.41PM PDT

Exif data

Camera Canon EOS 5D
Exposure 0.006 sec (1/160)
Aperture f/2.8
Focal Length 24 mm
ISO Speed 800
Exposure Bias 0 EV
Flash Off, Did not fire
X-Resolution 72 dpi
Y-Resolution 72 dpi
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Software Adobe Photoshop CS Macintosh
Date and Time (Modified) 2008:11:04 15:20:12
Host Computer Mac OS X 10.4.9
YCbCr Positioning Centered
Exposure Program Manual
Date and Time (Original) 2008:11:05 02:55:20-05:00
Date and Time (Digitized) 2008:11:05 02:55:20
Metering Mode Multi-segment
Color Space Uncalibrated
Compression JPEG (old-style)
Global Angle 30
Global Altitude 30
Copyright Flag False
Photoshop Quality 12
Photoshop Format Standard
Progressive Scans 3 Scans
XMPToolkit XMP toolkit 3.0-28, framework 1.6
About uuid:4ce2fda3-ac16-11dd-bc06-e8f508ed6489
Orientation Horizontal (normal)
Metadata Date 2008:11:04 15:20:12-05:00
Creator Tool Adobe Photoshop CS Macintosh
Format image/jpeg
Color Transform YCbCr
Flash Return No return detection
Flash Mode Off
Flash Function False
Flash Red Eye Mode False