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Re: Re: Photo info comp question???

  • Subject: Re: Re: Photo info comp question???
  • From: John I Jones <jijones@usjoneses.com>
  • Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2007 14:39:59 -0800

And if you don't have Adobe Photoshop. Google for: add exif data

and look for Ophoto software or Exif Pilot. which both seem to give
you options for adding data in batch or one-by-one

that was just a quick search. You might find more and better with a
little research.


On Feb 17, 2007, at 1:36 PM, John I Jones wrote:

> Depending on the photo program, you can append customized information
> to the existing information already contained in the file.
> Photoshop allows you to Replace or Append data to a picture form a
> standard file. If you do this a lot, you can conveniently record a
> Macro the will do the operation automatically for you. You could also
> construct the macro to place you at the place where you type in the
> location of the picture (I hate slang) and whatever other information
> you wish. (Macros are really easy to do and if you goof the first one
> up, you just delete it and record again)
> Check the help file of the photo program you use.
> What follows is from Photoshop Help after searching for EXIF:
> File information--also called metadata--is increasingly important in
> all types of publishing. Adobe Photoshop supports the information
> standard developed by the Newspaper Association of America (NAA) and
> the International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC) to identify
> transmitted text and images. This standard includes entries for
> captions, keywords, categories, credits, and origins.
> In Windows, you can add file information to files saved in Photoshop,
> TIFF, JPEG, EPS, and PDF formats. In Mac OS, you can add file
> information to files in any format. The information you add is
> embedded
> in the file using XMP (eXtensible Metadata Platform). XMP provides
> Adobe applications and workflow partners with a common XML framework
> that standardizes the creation, processing, and interchange of
> document
> metadata across publishing workflows.
> To enter information about a file:
> 1. Choose File > File Info.
> 2. For Section, select an option for the information you want to
> enter:
> General
> Lets you enter title, author, caption, copyright information, and the
> owner's URL. To display a copyright symbol in the title bar of the
> image window, choose Copyrighted Work in the Copyright Status menu. If
> Photoshop detects a Digimarc watermark in the image, the Copyright
> Notice section is automatically updated.
> Note: To print the caption under an Adobe Photoshop image, choose File
> > Print with Preview, and select Caption. Then print as usual.
> (See Setting output options for more information.)
> Keywords
> Provides a way for some image browsers to categorize and search for an
> image. To add an entry to the keywords list, type in the text box, and
> click Add. To replace a keyword, select the word in the list, type its
> replacement, and click Replace. To delete a keyword, select the word,
> and click Delete.
> Categories
> Lets you enter a three-letter Associated Press code. (Where available,
> the Associated Press regional registry maintains a list of
> categories.)
> To include the image in supplemental categories, type the code, and
> click Add. To replace a category, select the code, type its
> replacement, and click Replace. To delete a category, select the code,
> and click Delete.
> Origin
> Provides information on the history of the image. To enter the current
> date in a short text format, click Today. For Credit, enter the
> information needed in the credit line for a copyrighted image.
> Transmission Reference provides the Associated Press with information
> on the original transmission location of the image. For Urgency,
> specify the editorial urgency of the image--not its handling priority.
> Displays information imported from a digital camera, such as the date
> and time the picture was taken, resolution, ISO speed rating, f/stop,
> compression, and exposure time. For more information about EXIF
> annotations, see your digital camera documentation.
> To load, save, or append file information:
> In the File Info dialog box, do one of the following:
> * Click Load to replace the current information with information
> stored
> in a File Info file. You can load either an XMP file or an FFO file
> created by a previous version of Photoshop.
> * Click Save to save the current file information in an XMP file for
> later use.
> * Click Append to add information stored in a File Info file to the
> current file information. For each File Info field, if the field does
> not contain information then it will be updated with contents from the
> file. Caption and Keywords will always be appended with the
> information
> from the file.
> John
> On Feb 17, 2007, at 12:18 PM, Linda Smith wrote:
> > I just learned of cnet.com.  It is free classes and the 4th lesson
> is
> > on this metadata info that we may can add to our photos over and
> > beyond what the camera adds.  What the camera does we can not
> change. 
> > Still strange about that 1970's that shows up on that pix. But
> that's
> > not my issue.  I just want to get where when I send a pix my name is
> > on the info.  The odd thing in your case is, your name is on some
> and
> > some not.  I just don't know what you are doing diff. to get your
> name
> > to come up in that data.
> >  
> > The  thing called EXIF is what all that info you get on your camera
> > auto.
> > But there is a IPTC were you can insert your name.  So wondering if
> > that is something you did, maybe w/o knowing it.   
> >  
> > I just got pixs from my husband in Perth, and it had all that info.
> > He's just in a rental store to send me a pix.   So you are right, it
> > is something auto w camera's these days.  It's nothing to do w
> > programs. Still how is your name on it and why is it random.  It is
> > not on all your pixs.
> >  
> > <unknown.gif>Linda<unknown.gif>
> > -------Original Message-------
> >  
> > From: loic tasquier
> > Date: 02/17/07 13:08:03
> > To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
> > Subject: [SPAM] Re: [iris-photos] Photo info comp question???
> >  
> >
> > i think it's the camera that does the trick.it automaticly puts all
> > this data on each picture!
> > i use the software that was sold with it to play with the photos on
> my
> > computer, it's very handy, much better than the nomal windows thing
> > that is on the computer;
> >  
> > Loïc
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Linda Smith
> > To: iris-photos@yahoogroups.com
> > Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2007 2:56 PM
> > Subject: [iris-photos] Photo info comp question???
> >
> >
> >  I just went through random photos from various people that send
> > photos in and most don't give the info yours do.  I like knowing
> what
> > camera took pix and date.  I don't know if my pixs come through this
> > way to others or not.  Some way your computer must be set up to do
> > this.  Any ideas from anyone of how to do this??  Yours don't always
> > give your name, but does always give the camera.
> >  
> > When I save a pix, I go into a special properties and make note of
> who
> > sent it and where I got it from and date etc.  With yours it is
> > already done for me.  Sure does save me time.
> >  
> > <unknown.jpg>Thought this pix might some up you guys' feelings in
> the
> > North.  Now I don't know where I got that pix, but see== I wish I
> > knew.  With your system I'd know.
> >  
> > Linda
> >
> >  

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