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A controlled vocabulary keyword in Photo Mechanic's Keywords field
Use Controlled Vocabulary Directly in Photo Mechanic’s Keywords Field May 26, 2021

Enter controlled vocabulary terms with just a few keystrokes in any Photo Mechanic field that has a flyout menu

In Photo Mechanic and Photo Mechanic Plus, you can use the Autocomplete type-ahead feature to enable a controlled vocabulary right in your Keywords field.

In my last post, I entered a keyword for the name of my cat Donut by typing just three characters – “Don[enter]”. Read more

Keywording to support your caption May 19, 2021

A cat teaches us some stuff about metadata

Take a second glance at your caption and keywords to do a better job of anticipating search queries.  The Keywords field is just waiting to serve you by – among other things – providing a place for potential search terms that didn’t make it into your caption. 
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The Date and Time menu item on a Fijufilm X-Pro3
Set Your Camera Clock’s Time November 2, 2020

It’s time to “fall back” an hour – again For most US-based photographers, Sunday, November 1 marked the time to readjust camera clocks at the end of Daylight Saving Time. In most of Europe, the fateful date was last Sunday, October 25. And in most of Asia, countries don’t take… Read more

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