Setting strategies for using keywords


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Setting strategies for using keywords

I think a big part of keywording strategy is designing a system that works with your brain. For instance, my view of the world is going to be different than yours, it's going to be different than a doctor's, it's going to be different than a realtor's view of their photo library. So I am going to go over some of the things that are important to me, and then just talk a little bit about developing a strategy that's best for you. So looking at this picture here, I tend to think in terms of elements when I am keywording. The first thing that I am looking at is plant, animal, mineral, those types of things.

So I tend to add a keyword for the dominant feature of the photo; in this case, we have flower, and part of the plant family. Now that's a big deal to me. In addition to that, if there's anything distinguishing elements, anything unusual about the shot, in this case, a bee. Because, as you saw if you watched the previous movie, some of the cactus flower shots had...

Setting strategies for using keywords
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Setting strategies for using keywords provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Derrick Story as part of the Organizing and Archiving Digital Photos

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Photography
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