What is EXIF data?
EXIF data is specific information stored as part of the file when a photo is captured using a digital camera. This information can include camera settings, date/time of capture, copyright ownership, and GPS location.
How is EXIF data used for photos uploaded to Flickr?
Showing your EXIF data will allow those admiring your photos to learn about the camera, lens, aperture, and other settings that were used. Your EXIF data also contains date of capture information that is used to organize your content.
How can I show or Hide EXIF data?
- Click any photo to open it.
- Below the photo, click Show/Hide EXIF.
- Keep EXIF data secret - Update your Privacy Settings to hide the EXIF data for all photos uploaded to your account.
Why is my EXIF data missing?
Some third-party apps, such as Lightroom, remove the EXIF data when your photo is exported. Please check the settings to ensure this is not happening.
My settings hide my EXIF data, so why can I still see it?
When you are looking at your photos, you are able to see everything, even EXIF data that is hidden. If you want to view your account as other members see it, you’ll need to log out from your account.
Can I edit the EXIF data?
You are able to edit the Date Taken and Date Uploaded:
- Open your photo
- Hover over the Date Taken | Click on the edit icon
- Correct the date | Click Save
- Uploaded videos do not contain EXIF data.
- Videos are sorted based on the date uploaded, not the date taken. You will need to manually update that information.