The Basics of Keywording Workflow

What Is a Keyword?

Simply put, a keyword is a descriptive word or phrase about an image. And although Lightroom manages all sorts of metadata, keywords are what matter most to photographers in terms of organization. Keywords allow us to log what our images are about, what they mean, where they were taken, what they were taken of, who they were taken for, what project they are part of, or for what client they were created. Keywords also provide the context for how we will likely remember our images in the future, and are the foundation for finding them when we need them. But what kinds of keywords ...

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