Keywording with the Painter tool


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Keywording with the Painter tool

Another way that you can add metadata to your photographs is by using the Painter tool inside of this Grid view. In order to access that press the G key to navigate to the Grid view. Next, you want to have your Toolbar visible, you can press the T key to hide or to show that Toolbar. And then in the far right-hand side click on the icon which allows you to display different things in the Toolbar. Here we are going to select the Painter tool; once you have this you can go ahead and click on that tool. This will allow you to paint different things on your images; Keywords, Labels, Flags, Ratings, etcetera.

Well here our focus is Keywords, so let's leave out option selected there, Keywords. Next, you can enter in a keyword. The keyword that I am going to enter in is "sepia toned." Once you enter into that all that you have to do is to click off of that field and then hover over your image. Notice when you do, the cursor changes, you can see that it now looks like a little paint can....

Keywording with the Painter tool
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Keywording with the Painter tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 4 Essentials: 01 Organizing and Sharing with the Library Module

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Photography
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