Understanding metadata


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Understanding metadata

I would like to talk a moment about metadata. It's not a friendliest sounding word in the world, but I'll tell you it's pretty cool stuff and it gives you a lot of information that goes along with your photo. So there are a couple different types of metadata, so let's take a look at what this is. So I am going to click on an image and then I'm going to go down to the Info button right down here and we get the Info pane. Now right here, we see two types of metadata.

We see what we call EXIF metadata, E-X-I-F, and that's information that the camera writes to the file when it records a picture. And then there's another type of metadata called IPTC metadata and that's information such as a caption here. If we had star ratings, that would also be something that we would add. That would be IPTC Metadata. Now in iPhoto, you get this little Info pane for the EXIF data and there is actually quite a bit of information here.

You see the camera. you see some information ab...

Understanding metadata
Video duration: 3m 1s 4h 14m Beginner Updated Aug 11, 2014

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Understanding metadata provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Derrick Story as part of the iPhoto '11 Essential Training

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Photography
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iPhoto
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