Whether it’s friends and family or submitted images to contests and publishers, you don’t need to be a professional to consider embedding a copyright. Take advantage of these protections to their fullest. Use a copyright preset in Lightroom on import to identify you as the creator/owner of your digital images to outside third parties.
It’s another year and time once again for updating or creating your Lightroom copyright preset for 2017.
Here’s our simplified, step-by-step breakdown: Part 1
1. Start in the Library Module and go to the Metadata Panel on the right side. Choose “Edit Presets” from Preset pulldown menu (Note: if the Metadata panel is blank, simply select a photograph for the Metadata sections to appear)
1. Choose Edit Presets
2. The Edit Metadata Presets dialog pops up. It will look daunting, but don’t worry. Show only the sections you will …
At last week’s NYC Lightroom Meetup I did a short presentation on how to create a Lightroom copyright preset. Once this metadata (metadata is quite literally, information about other information) is created, you can automatically embed your copyright information into your photos on Import or manually, in the Library Module. Here’s how it’s done:
Create a Lightroom Copyright Preset
1. Start in the Library Module and, on the right side, go to the Metadata Panel
2. Choose Edit Presets from Preset pulldown menu (Note: if you don’t see the Preset pulldown, simply select a photograph and the Preset …