IPTC

IPTC & Windows File Properties

by JL Beeken on 5-10-2014

In answer to many questions about the use of Windows File Properties for tagging files and trying to view photo tagging in Windows I’ve done a couple of experiments to make this more graphic. … [continued]

IPTC Summary: Photo Metadata Editors

by JL Beeken on 2-10-2014

IPTC is a standard for embedding metadata in photographs. This is a summary of what is and isn’t IPTC-compatible software. (Updated from March 2008.)
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How To Add Keywords | GeoSetter

by JL Beeken on 1-04-2013

This details how to add keywords using GeoSetter but applies to all other types of IPTC tags. … [continued]

Tag Images

by JL Beeken on 4-08-2012

Tagging images isn’t difficult. It’s not even that time-consuming. You just need the right software. Something that works thoroughly and efficiently in batch-mode if you want it to. … [continued]

Sorting Photos & Photo Annotation

by JL Beeken on 7-23-2011

I wish there was an easier way of sorting photos. But I realize some of us are organizationally-challenged and that’s half the fun. In a $5-per-truckload-second-hand-store kind of way. Sure, bring it all home if you don’t mind spending a week at the laundromat. … [continued]

I often find myself searching sub-folders of files and photos (and I have a ton of them). After a certain critical mass of files, say 10 thousand, drilling down forever and hand-picking files doesn’t really do it for me. … [continued]

GPS: More About GeoSetter

by JL Beeken on 11-27-2010

GeoSetterNeedless to say, my personal GPS co-ordinates are a little fuzzy these days. It’s now been over three months since my computer crashed, i.e. since life was hunkered down in a predictable groove. The temperature was about 75 F and I wasn’t wearing undershirts yet. … [continued]

Windows Live Photo Gallery Cleanup Begins

by JL Beeken on 11-12-2010

Windows LiveI hope none of you got struck down by the Windows Live Photo Gallery disaster, although, I already know that’s not possible or true. … [continued]

Windows Live

If you ever wonder where I go when I’m gone, I pitched a tent over at Geoff Coupe’s blog a couple of weeks ago where we’ve been surveying the Windows Live Photo Gallery damage hour by hour around the clock. … [continued]

GeoSetter: GPS & IPTC

by JL Beeken on 11-03-2010

If you’re interested in adding IPTC and GPS to your photos and you also need something for free, GeoSetter is the program. It’s been around for a long time and it’s very good. … [continued]