Blog entry by Kevin Davidkin
Metadata that tracks the exact location of our permanent collections pieces as well as the length of time they were displayed at a given place. We didn't.
TJ Hilton is Austin Community College's coordinator for exhibitions. "We do not have an outside management program for this," he says. "Spreadsheets are helpful,
He adds that data embedded in images are less likely to be overlooked or ignored.
Before you begin the process of creating metadata for your photos It is recommended to take notes of the details you'll include in order to be able to
standardize your data. "Some information we include in metadata include artist and contact information, medium, dimensions conditions, faculty, and the date.
To include metadata into your photos, you must follow the instructions below.
Create metadata on your PC
Right-click on the image and choose "Properties"
In the window that appears, you can change the file name or add tags, type in a description, etc.
Make metadata available on your Mac
Open "Photos" Double-click any image to view it.
Click the "Info" button on the toolbar.
Now you can edit any of the following:
Tips to quickly add titles to photos directly within the main Photos window, choose: View > Titles > Metadata, then click the title field which appears beneath the photo, and click it when
You can move your mouse around it and type a name.
You can use the same keywords across all your images. This will help standardize your data.