- US $24.95
It works with Lightroom 2, Lightroom 3 and Lightroom 4.
What's the purpose of keywords?
The purpose is to find the photos among the thousands of photos in your catalog. It can be for you or it can be for customers or it can be for internet searches.
The keywords are associated with a photo to describe:
- subject matter
The simplest way of creating keywords is just add another keyword when you need it. The problem with just adding them on the fly without any structure is fine for the first few dozen keywords. Then it becomes unwieldy when it becomes thousands.
The “cleanest” way is to create base categories, then expand these various categories.
First: Always fill in the IPTC information. The problem, with the IPTC information, is that you can't search for it! The IPTC search is so limited that I find it useless. It's only possible to search if you already know the exact word and you cannot select in which IPTC field.