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ASPP 2011 Keywording


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Presentation for photographers on how to keyword their images

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ASPP 2011 Keywording

  1. 10. <ul><li>Refindability </li></ul><ul><li>Best practice in workflow </li></ul><ul><li>To help sell images on your own site </li></ul><ul><li>For use when submitting to stock and microstock agencies </li></ul>
  2. 12. <ul><li>Controlled </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Automobile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Car </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chevrolet </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Color </li></ul><ul><li>Red </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Candy Apple Red </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Uncontrolled </li></ul><ul><li>Red </li></ul><ul><li>Car </li></ul><ul><li>Tires </li></ul><ul><li>Wheel </li></ul><ul><li>Shiny </li></ul><ul><li>Chrome </li></ul><ul><li>Classic </li></ul>
  3. 13. mountain lion cougar puma
  4. 15. <ul><li>Export list from current program. </li></ul><ul><li>Start keeping track of the words you use for the things you most frequently shoot. </li></ul><ul><li>Use stock photo sites for research. </li></ul>
  5. 23. <ul><li>Title (short, concise and no more than 10 words) </li></ul><ul><li>Caption (not required. Use for travel and real-life editorial or documentary) </li></ul><ul><li>People (Total number of people depicted or nobody) </li></ul><ul><li>Age, Gender, Ethnicity </li></ul><ul><li>Length (full-length, half-length, head and shoulders) </li></ul><ul><li>Setting / Location (indoors or outdoors, or geographical location if relevant) </li></ul><ul><li>Objects / Attributes (relevant things that are depicted) </li></ul><ul><li>Activities (actions, occasions, events) </li></ul><ul><li>Concepts (thoughts, feelings and ideas implied, but not necessarily depicted ) </li></ul>
  6. 24. <ul><li>Stemming </li></ul><ul><li>AND, OR, NOT </li></ul><ul><li>Compound Terms or Phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Ambiguous terms </li></ul>
  7. 25. <ul><li>Describe images simply. </li></ul><ul><li>Be specific. </li></ul><ul><li>Pick the best word or words. </li></ul><ul><li>Be descriptive, not excessive. </li></ul>
  8. 26. It’s not just about the image, it’s about the metadata…