Trevor Graham

how to check zooms and metadata info question

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G'day all,

I keep reading about zooms but despite searches I still can't find out how to check for zooms in my small port. Also wondering if iptc metadata is stripped when I upload? I add it but wonder if I am wasting my time. Cheers for the help.

 

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Go to Alamy Measures on your dashboard. I don't know all the ins and outs of the metadata but if you keyword in Adobe products those will transfer and be your tags. I believe the caption will too but I wait and do it in the image manager because I don't want my images to go live until I have finished annotating them.

 

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Zooms are shown if you click on "your images" under Alay measures on your dashboard.

 

Processing of IPTC data depends on the software that you are using to edit the image and create the jpg. What do you use?

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Thanks for that. My metadata question is really about the iptc section. my keywords and caption are always there but I use quite a bit of time filling out my address and details as well as image details. I this data useful/important or am i wasting my time?

 

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Yes.

From the contributor contract:

4 Warranties

You warrant that:-

4.11

Any information supplied for display with any Image, including captions, keywords, Pseudonyms, agency names and descriptions only includes information that is pertaining to the specific Image itself, and does not include contact details, web addresses, Uniform Resource Locator’s (URL’s),

 

It's not just a waste of time, it's a breach of contract to do what you're doing.

 

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2 hours ago, spacecadet said:

It's not just a waste of time, it's a breach of contract to do what you're doing.

 

Not necessarily. The key here is ‘Any information supplied for display...’

If this personal info is added to the caption or keywords then yes, that is a breach. If it’s the standard IPTC contact & copyright sections then, as that is deleted / replaced by Alamy, it’s really only a waste of his time. Of course, if he supplies images direct to buyers or puts them on his own website it’s still a worthwhile thing to do.

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