Wikipedia web definition of IPTC is:
“The International Press Telecommunications Council, based in London, United Kingdom, is a consortium of the world's major news agencies and news industry vendors.”
Yahoo’s Definition of IPTC data is:
“IPTC data is a method of storing textual information in images defined by the International Press Telecommunications Council.”
I can’t stress enough the importance of what you choose as your IPTC content. This is a kind of marketing tool for your work, and it’s value is beyond explainable. If you want to know more, research The International Press Telecommunications Council.
IPTC Content is a brief written summary of the image, a newscode found at newscode.org, and the name of the person writing the photo description.
MINE. The Copyright
Copyrightis your name. Your images belong to you. Specifying this makes it so that permission is required for anyone to use your image. Copyright Status is either “unknown” or “copyrighted”. I recommend specifying that your image is copyrighted. Rights Usage Terms are “All rights reserved”. Copyright Info URL is your website. Once you have entered in all the information, (make sure you check the boxes to the right side of the information you want to include, and then click create).
If you are prompted to do so, choose Save Current Settings as New Preset.
Want to go back and change your settings? Simply go back and click on Edit Presets.
Choose your Destination for saving copies of your images, and you are ready to move on to actually looking AT your images. But wait! There's more...
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