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The Photoshop® Elements 10 Book for Digital Photographers by Matt Kloskowski, Scott Kelby

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Seeing Your Photo’s Metadata (EXIF Info)

When you take a photo with a digital camera, a host of information about that photo is embedded into the photo by the camera itself. It contains just about everything, including the make and model of the camera that took the photo, the exact time the photo was taken, what the f-stop setting was, what the focal length of the lens was, and whether or not the flash fired when you took the shot. You can view all this info (called Exchangeable Image File [EXIF] data—also known as metadata) from right within the Organizer. Here’s how:

Step One:

To view a photo’s EXIF data, click on the image in the Media Browser and then from the Window menu, choose Properties. The Properties palette will appear as a floating ...

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