Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Using keywords to organize your library, part of Up and Running with Lightroom 4.
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Keywords are subject matter tags that you can add the photos and video clips…in the Library module.…If you're consistent about keyword tagging, it can be the most effective thing you do …to ensure you'll find particular photos later when you need them.…In the Library module, you can create keywords at the same time that you apply…them to photos or you can come up with them ahead of time.…First, let's see how you can create and apply keywords at the same time.…Now that I've selected a Source folder, I'm going to collapse the column on the…left by clicking in the bar over there and then I'm going to go over to the column…on the right and I'm going to click on the title bar of the Keywording panel and…the Keyword List panel to open both.…
I'm going to select some photos in the Image window to which I want to apply keywords.…I'll click on this one, I'll hold the Shift key and click on this one to…select all in between.…To create and apply keywords at the same time, I'll go to the Keywording panel,…
- What is Lightroom used for?
- Importing photos and videos
- Organizing your library with collections
- Adding keywords and ratings to photos
- Cropping and straightening photos
- Adjusting color and white balance
- Reducing digital noise
- Working with video
- Making changes with the Adjustment Brush and Graduated Filter tools
- Sharing photos on Facebook
- Printing photos