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 Rhbabiak13 on May 06, 2016
Great Article! Very helpful information.
Posted by Bjfirestorm on April 10, 2016
Very good article. Thank you.
Posted by Kspangler on April 09, 2016
Hi I'm new to this and must admit I have to revisit may images for all that was mentioned above. One question from the above info I have is: Should I even spend time putting categories with my images? Are they a requirement? Respectively, Keith.

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