Keywording Tips from a DT Keymaster

posted on 28th of march, 2014

These tips are presented from a buyer’s perspective and from my experience in keymastering many images. I worked at companies that purchased stock images and designers at those large companies needed to be able to find images fast and easy. They did not spend a lot of time refining searches, nor care who the photographer/illustrator was. They paid what they had to if the image fit their need and if they found the perfect image in a short amount of time they came back for more.

Please note: all image examples were chosen as visual aids, not necessarily because of their keywords.

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Posted by Crackers55555 on March 27, 2015
I very much appreciate all your time and effort in compiling this article. It is very interesting and I know I will reread and refer to your suggestions often.
Posted by Anneclaude on February 22, 2015
Thank you very much Red, the article is very hepful
Posted by Novemberguy on February 21, 2015
This is very helpful. Thank you for sharing this.

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