Importance Of Using Keywords In Lightroom

lr3One of the most frustrating things about saving hundreds or even thousands of images in both PCs and photo editing software such as Lightroom 5 is searching for a certain image that you would want to view and edit again. Before, I didn’t realize the true meaning of the keyword features in Lightroom as I thought that it would just waste my time. But when I was dealing with hundreds of image that I couldn’t remember where exactly I saved the file, I learned that the “keywording” feature in Lightroom does make sense.

Like any other things in this world, we will not know their worth until we’re stuck in a hard situation. The keyword services in Lightroom make it easy for us to search our images. However, if we use a lot of keywords, the harder it is to keep track of our images. Whereas if we use only those important keywords, it is easy for us to take note and remember where we saved the file.

In this article, we will discuss about the importance of using keyword in Lightroom 5 and how to use it.  So, if you’re new to Lightroom, take the time to read further as this will guide you in using Lightroom and searching for presets Lightroom easily.

Using of Keywords In Lightroom

Using keywords in Lightroom allows us to look for the image the simplest way. Moreover, it is useful in both image filtering and organization. As long as you use a brief and concise keywords, you will never encounter problems in searching images.

Finding Images With Keywords

The most convenient way to find images with keywords is to go to the filter bar in the grid view. Once you are in the grid view panel, choose keyword on the menu and you will see a lot of lists of keywords. Select a keyword that you use for a certain image or collection. In addition, you can set limits in searching keyword to a certain folder or collection by selecting all photographs.