EXIF data: Camera settings revealed

I often see the question about what camera, lenses or settings they used to take a particular image. You can find out yourself very easy, but how? Here is your answer;
If you use Firefox as an internet browser you can use a add-on called FxIF that is able to show you all the information about the image. Like my photo above I did a right click on it and selected FxIF in the popup menu and it shows me all the information that is in the so called meta-data or EXIF data.

From Wikipedia:
Exchangeable image file format (officially Exif, according to JEIDA/JEITA/CIPA specifications) is a standard that specifies the formats for images, sound, and ancillary tags used by digital cameras (including smartphones), scanners and other systems handling image and sound files recorded by digital cameras. The specification uses the following existing file formats with the addition of specific metadata tags: JPEG discrete cosine transform (DCT)[1] for compressed image files, TIFF Rev. 6.0 (RGB or YCbCr) for uncompressed image files, and RIFF WAV for audio files (Linear PCM or ITU-T G.711 μ-Law PCM for uncompressed audio data, and IMA-ADPCM for compressed audio data).[2] It is not supported in JPEG 2000, PNG, or GIF.

Search for FXIF in the Firefox add-ons and install.
EXIF add on firefox

Be aware that not every image shows data. It also depends on what software is used to edit the image. Because I only use Firefox, I do not know any good installs for other browsers. It would be extremely helpful if you let us know what your EXIF software is, please use the comments and I will add it to this post.


EXIF data: Camera settings revealed was originally published on http://dutcheagle.com


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