How can you get the same keywords and hierarchical structure in a second catalog? And why would you want to? Generally, we recommend using just one catalog. Maintenance is easier, and you get full search ability. However, if you go on vacation, you … Click to continue
How do I clean up my keyword list?
In a previous post, we learned how to start keywording from scratch, but many Lightroom users have already added a few keywords, so this week, we'll do some cleanup. This is mostly aimed at Lightroom Classic, where the keywords are held locally and … Click to continue
How do I assign keywords to my photos?
Having decided how you’ll keyword your photos and whether to use a flat list or hierarchy (Lightroom Classic), you're ready to start assigning keywords to your photos. All the principles we looked at before apply to both versions of Lightroom, but … Click to continue
Should I use flat or hierarchical keywords?
In the last post, we were talking about the kind of keywords to add to your photos, but this week, let's talk about the pros and cons of flat vs. hierarchical keyword lists. Please note this only applies to Lightroom Classic, not the cloud-based … Click to continue
What kind of keywords should I assign to my photos?
As the number of photos in your catalog grows, finding a photo is essential. One of the best ways to do this is by assigning keywords to your photo(s). Keyword tags are text metadata used to describe the content of the photo. Unlike collections, … Click to continue