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Exif Data — What Is It and Why Is It Important?

Exif data. Have you ever heard these words and wondered, “What is EXIF data?” You’re not alone; I asked myself this exact question, too, when I first got into digital photography!

Exif stands for “Exchangeable image file format.” Many photographers (and camera companies) may capitalize it as “EXIF.” However, the official term is simply “Exif.”

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