Add and edit IPTC metadata
Metadata is added to photos by entering the
information in the Metadata panel. Premade metadata sets make it
easy to make all or only a subset of the photo’s metadata available
for adding or editing.
Note: Choosing a metadata preset, copying
and pasting metadata from another photo, and synchronizing metadata
are quick ways to add metadata to photos that will share the same
- With one or more photos selected in the Grid view,
or with a single photo selected in the Filmstrip in Loupe, Compare,
or Survey view, choose a metadata set from the pop-up menu at the
top of the Metadata panel. See View photo metadata.
- Do any of the following:
To add metadata, type in a metadata text
To add metadata from a preset, choose a metadata
preset from the Preset menu.
To edit metadata, overwrite an entry in a metadata
To perform a related action, click the action icon
to the right of the metadata field. For example, to view all photos
with the specified label, click the icon to the right of the Label
Separate fields are available for
sending e-mail and for jumping to a website link. By clicking the
link to the right of Website, for example, you can open the browser
to the specified website.
If more than one photo is selected in the Filmstrip in
Loupe, Compare, or Survey view, the metadata is added only to the