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 Joancc on December 21, 2014
Thanks to share !
Very useful
Posted by Ctmphotog on December 20, 2014
Thanks so much for this important information. I am in the process of going through my images now to fix my keywords.
Posted by Attilasimon on December 11, 2014
Excellent article, thanks!



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