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Basic_metadata_Lightroom

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Basic photo metadata guidelines - getting started with:

 

Adobe Lightroom 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. Expand the "Metadata" palette.

4. Enter data.

 


4. Expand the "Keywording" palette

5. Enter new keywords or select from previous keywords in  "Keyword Suggestions".

     Note: commas act as keyword separators, they cannot be used as punctuation. 

 

 

5. Sync Metadata.


 

Metadata input guide

 

 Field  Preferred

Creator

Commas are delimiters for the Creator list.  You cannot use commas as punctuation.

If you enter a semicolon, it will be changed to a comma. 

Title 

Plain text.

Separate parts with semicolons.

Description

(aka: Caption) 

Plain text.

Separate parts with semicolons.

Keywords

(aka: Tags)

Commas are delimiters for the Keyword list.  You cannot use commas as punctuation.

If you enter a semicolon, it will be changed to a comma.  

Copyright Notice

(aka: Copyright)

Plain text.

Separate parts with semicolons.

 


 

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