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FAQ | Lightroom Keyword List Project. How to use keywords in Lightroom Classic CC. Keywords are customer-added image metadata that describes the contents of a photo. They help you identify, search for, and find photos in the catalog. Once applied to photos, keywords can be read by Adobe applications such as Adobe Bridge, Photoshop, or Photoshop Elements, or other applications that support XMP metadata. Lightroom Classic CC provides several ways to apply keywords to photos.

You can type or select them in the Keywording panel, or drag photos to specific keywords in the Keyword List panel. In the Grid view, photos with keywords display a thumbnail badge . All keywords in the catalog are viewed in the Keyword List panel. Keywords can contain other, nested keywords. Also, you can organize keywords into groups called keyword sets.

For more about creating and using keywords, watch the following video tutorial. PRISM Metadata - Idealliance. Specifications Home PRISM Metadata Vocabularies The PRISM Working Group initiated its work in 1999, released PRISM Metadata Specification 1.0 in 2001. PRISM addressed publishing across print and online media platforms by releasing PRISM 2.0 in 2008. Today PRISM Specifications have been updated to address mobile content distribution as well. If you are in the process of defining a metadata vocabulary with associated controlled vocabularies so that your content can be managed in a DAM, you can use the core PRISM Metadata Specifications free of charge. In addition, PRISM Metadata Specifications serve as the basis for four use case scenario solutions: Downloads PRISM Metadata Specifications and Guides by Version ? PRISM 3.0 Metadata Specifications ?

? ? ? ? ? ? ? Resources PRISM 3.0 Guides ? ? ? ? ? General PRISM Resources ? ? ? ? ? Photo Metadata IPTC. Guide to Photo Metadata Fields. If you are trying to compare what fields labels are matches between various applications (like Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge or iView), you may find the charts in the "IPTC Core Mapped Fields" PDF, (available from the website) to be helpful. Additional Model Information [IPTC Extension]The Additional Model Information field can be used to record information about the ethnicity and other facets of the model(s) in a model-released image. Use the Model Age field to note the age of model(s).

Artwork or Object in the Image [IPTC Extension]You can use this structured set of metadata fields to record information about artwork or other objects in the image that may have intellectual property rights of their own such as paintings, sculptures, and other forms of artwork. Author [IPTC Core]Alternative label, used for "Creator. " By-line (or Author) [IPTC IIM] Alternative label advocated by the older IPTC IIM schema, used for "Creator. " City (legacy) [IPTC Core] U.S. NewsCodes - IPTC. IPTC creates and maintains sets of concepts – called a controlled vocabulary or a taxonomy – to be assigned as metadata values to news objects like text, photographs, graphics, audio and video files and streams.

This allows for a consistent coding of news metadata across news providers and over the course of time – that’s the reason why we call them IPTC NewsCodes. What can NewsCodes be used for? For the news industry – but also far beyond – it is a strict requirement being able to assert something about the content of a news item, to apply so called metadata. This could be achieved either by free-text human language (e.g. by a headline or a caption) or by codes, NewsCodes. Why so many different sets of NewsCodes? As the world is only one single big object all codes could be put into a single vocabulary. Can NewsCodes be used free of charge? Yes, they can. How to view and retrieve NewsCodes? Free Online Keywording Tool, IPTC editor, suggestions for photo tags. New keywording tool Try the new FREE iStock keywording tool with cloud backup - offering AI keyword suggesting, auto categories and bulk-edit features.

This is a must for all serious stock-contributors - go to This tool will suggest keywords based on similar images, and it lets you compare keyword popularity. The site aims to serve the needs of photographers and illustrators in their quest to tag/keyword their images. How does it work? First you type in several basic keywords that describe the image you want to keyword.

About using this site: Please respect that you are not allowed to use this site for providing a service that you sell to another person or company. Free Online Keywording Tool, IPTC editor, suggestions for photo tags. Organize Your Lightroom Keywords into Keyword Hierarchies. If you have been following advice from me and others, you are taking the time to keyword your photos using the Keywording panel, so that you can find them later. Now it is time to organize these keywords. The Keyword List panel, which is below the Keywording panel, shows you all the keywords you have ever assigned to photos in your catalog. Chances are, at this point it’s just a very long list, sorted alphabetically. You can clean this up by arranging your keywords into nested hierarchies. Here’s an example: There are three advantages to using keyword hierarchies in Lightroom: 1. Here’s how you would set up a hierarchy: Let’s say that you have keywords for the names of family, friends and clients, as well as some descriptive keywords for people, and you want to organize them as follows: To add a new keyword, “People”, click on the + to the left of the words “Keyword List” at the top of the panel, and type People as the Keyword Tag.

Now I can see them all. Types of Photography Landscape Macro. More Fall Cleaning – Eliminating Lightroom Keyword Duplicates and Misspellings. In my first Lightroom Fall Cleaning Post, one of my 9 suggested tasks was deleting unused keywords. In this post I will explain how to clean up duplicate and misspelled keywords. We will use the Keyword List panel, which is below the Keywording panel on the left in Lightroom’s Library module. If you have a misspelled keyword and don’t have another version with the correct spelling, simply right-click on the keyword in the Keyword List panel and select Edit Keyword Tag.

In the dialog box, change the Keyword Name in the dialog box that comes up, and click Edit to save the change. If you already have another version with the correct spelling, Lightroom won’t let you rename the old one to the new one directly, so the process is more involved. Three versions of the same keyword In this catalog I have 64 images with the keyword “Abstract”, 11 with the keyword “abstracts”, and another 9 with the keyword “Abstract” as a child of “PHOTO TYPE”. Add the Good Keyword Before Removing the Bad One. Pre-canned Keyword Lists -- RAW, Post Processing & Printing in forums. NinetyEight wrote in post #6995486 This is not a sarcastic comment, but why do you need to buy ($70 :shock or download a list of words?

Surely you can just describe the image yourself rather than having to look-up words in a list? As I say I'm not being funny but just wondering... Actually it helps enormously to have a catalog of words and synonyms to have at the ready to apply to an image...I don't have time to type the gory details here, you'll just have to take a leap of faith....or not I didn't take your comment as sarcastic, just naive. As I said, it's not a problem, when you're 1.

Hope that helps ~T GEAR: EOS 5D MK II, 50D, 400D; 24-105/f4 IS L; 85/1.8 USM; 50/f1.4 USM; 50/f1.8; 18-55/f3.5-f5.6; 3 X AB800; AB SB's: 30x60, 32x40; PCB Cyber Commander System; 2 x 430EX. Keyword Hierarchies | Learn to Lightroom. Keywording. Yech. You might not have any need for keywording your photos (in which case, what are you doing here?) But if you use them commercially, chances are that you have no choice.

Particularly for stock agencies, keywords are key (ahaha) to selling photos because keywords are used at the heart of their searches. And yet keywording is just so dull. Typing the same set of words over and over again for hundreds of photos. One simple solution is to pay an agency to do it for you. Setting up Keywords Now, fair warning; to get the most out of Lightroom’s keywording features you do need to do a bit of work up front. I’m not going to cover the “standard” keywording features here – suggestions, keyword sets and the like. Text boxes for entering keywords Pick a photo, preferably one without keywords so we’ve got a clean place to start.

Still, one thing seems a bit odd. Let’s start with that drop-down control. You might be thinking “so what? What hierarchy? So, let’s keyword! Um. Right now! Oh. Lightroom Keywords Updated. Changing lightbulbs on a vintage sign in Globe, Arizona If you read the Ann-alog via feed, you wouldn’t have noticed that I implemented a major redesign between Thanksgiving and New Years. As per usual, a few files went astray, and I got an email asking for the link to my Lightroom keyword file from this ancient post.

Since that post, I have keyworded over 50,000 of my images, the list has grown to 1900+ hierarchical keywords, not counting individuals’ names. Link to the new list: Right Click to Save (.txt format) I ran a test on a new, empty catalog in LR3, and the list imported without problems, but back up your catalog before you try mine, ‘kay? One thing I noticed in that test run is that Lightroom 3 now lets me import my keywords with my “unusual” characters, like § or • which is a good thing, since I am using them with rigor now. In my list, all my top-level categories begin with an asterisk (*) and end with the infinity symbol (∞ type Opt-5 on a Mac keyboard).

Lightroom Keyword List for Photographers. Lets face it - no photographer enjoys the task of keywording his photos, but if those images are to be found online by picture researchers or image buyers, its a task that has to be endured if we expect our photos to translate to useful sales. Can a Buyer find your image? No? Then it will never sell! Even though keywording our images is a task that can't be avoided, anything we can do to reduce the amount of time taken would therefore be very welcome.

As a professional travel photographer with 1000s of images in my databases, I've put in a lot of time thinking about this problem. Why do you need a List of Keywords ? But is a list of keywords really necessary? Here are 8 reasons why that's not a good idea: Consistency - using the same terms for similar photos throughout your collection makes searching and filtering much easier. Which Keyword List to Choose?

Why you should choose the '' list rather than one of its competitors? Website. Free Lightroom keyword list of animals and plants - Digital Darkroom Forum. Photography Keyword Lists & Free Keywording Resources for Lightroom. Commercial Keyword Lists for Photographers Controlled Vocabulary - They say: "Version 3.0 contains approximately 11,000 keyword terms organized in a hierarchical structure with segregated synonyms. A broad range of people, lifestyle, and concept themes are included. " The cost: "Lightroom CV Keyword Catalog + 1 yr. of subscription updates: $69.99" See the full list of their 27 categories here: save you doing the math: 11,000 keywords @ $69.99 means you get 157 keywords for $1 D-65 Keyword List - They say: "D-65's keyword list contains over 8600 keywords in a hierarchical order to allow you to easily keyword your images in Lightroom.

" Foto-Biz Lightroom-Keywords - They say: "3500+ keywords in 21 categories and 175+ sub-categories. '' Hierarchical Image Keyword Catalog - (That's the site you are looking at now !) How do these costs compare? Lightroom Keyword List Project. Free Lightroom Keyword Library Download.

Hey folks! I'm happy to bring you what I hope is a well received gift. My personal Lightroom Keyword Library in Adobe Lightroom 3.x format. So why would you want this you may ask? Well, maybe you don't, but if you've put much effort toward creating a hierarchical keyword list in Lightroom including synonyms, then you'll know how very time consuming this can be. You may not find my particular style of organization to be your favorite, In fact I'm betting you'll think it's a little odd. Free Download | Lightroom Keyword Library This download is truly free; however if you feel you've saved yourself a whole lot of effort by using this download, please contribute a small donation (whatever you see fit would be good Karma) OR how about just a link to my website instead?

How is this Lightroom Keyword Library set up? Well, here's where you may want to modify what I've give you. Within these main categories you'll find many more nested topics. Example Concepts: Let's take "Who" for an example. Keyword Lists / Controlled Vocabularies. It’s possible to download extensive controlled vocabulary keyword lists, covering just about every possible keyword you could imagine, and for Stock Photographers, those lists are ideal. Even if you decide to create your own keyword list, you might pick up some good ideas on how to structure your own list. Here are the most popular keyword lists, in order of price. Open Source Lightroom Keyword List Project (free to download) Photo Keywords (paid list, also some free specialist lists) Controlled Vocabulary (paid list, very informative website) D65 Keyword List (paid list) Keyword Catalog (paid list) And there’s an excellent list of other free keyword lists and other keywording resources on the Photo Keywords website (which I have to say shows a lot of confidence in their own list!)