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Basic photo metadata guidelines - getting started with:

 

Adobe Bridge CS4 & higher

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1. Open a folder of images so the thumbnails appear in the workspace.

2. Select one or more thumbnails in the workspace.

3. Open the File Info panel

     File > File Info...

     

     or...

     Windows: right click > File info

     Mac:  + i

     

 

3. Open the IPTC Core tab in the Metadata palette 

     

 

4. Enter data.

     

 

5. Click check mark or another thumbnail to save. 


 

Metadata input guide

 

 

Field  Preferred

Artist

(aka: Author, Creator)

Commas or semicolons separate Names.

Avoid commas. If you enter a comma, it turns into a semicolon.

If you must use a comma, surround the name in quotes, e.g. "John Coles, Jr."

Max. characters = 64

Title 

Plain text.

Separate parts with semicolons.

Max. characters = 64

Description

(aka: Caption) 

Plain text.

Separate parts with semicolons.

Max. characters = 2000

Keywords

(aka: Tags)

Commas or semicolons separate Keywords.

Avoid commas. If you enter a comma, it turns into a semicolon.

Max. characters = 64 per keyword. Unlimited number of keywords.

Copyright Notice

(aka: Copyright)

Plain text.

Separate parts with semicolons.

Max. characters = 128

 

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