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220 Points

Wed, Dec 27, 2017 3:51 PM

Lightroom for desktop: IPTC information in Info Panel

Adobe needs to include IPTC information in the file INFO in Lr CC. This is the industry standard for file information and a requirement of most photo agencies, so why isn't it in CC? Cloud storage is great but without IPTC it's not of much use to those submitting to an agency.

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3 years ago

Can I confirm whether you're just wanting to confirm that existing IPTC data added in other software is retained when exporting photos - or whether you actually want to add IPTC data in LRCC?

LRCC's aimed at a primarily amateur audience at this point in time. I'm sure it'll grow in functionality in time, but that's a way off yet.

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3 years ago

I want to add IPTC data to image files in Lr CC but it seems it's not ideal for my use. Why can't Lr Classic have cloud storage too as this is the aspect of CC I'm most interested in. 

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3 years ago

When you have folder-based storage and cloud-based storage, they both want to be in charge of the files. It gets messy! But hopefully CC will add the features you need in time, as it gradually catches up with Classic, and then you'll be able to switch. There are ways to use both in tandem, but it gets a bit messy.

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2 years ago

Many of us are moving to iPad Pro for our primary editing device. Yes , all IPTC should be available on LR CC. Hope it happens soon.

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2 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled How can I access all EXIF data in Lightroom CC?.

I wish to switch from Lightroom Classic CC to Lightroom CC but I do not see any way to access EXIF information other than a few fields in Lightroom CC. I am using the Creative Cloud subscription for Lightroom on the desktop. Specifically, I have been using the "instructions" field to hold information on each image in Lightroom Classic CC but I am unable to see the "instructions" field in Lightroom CC. Does anyone know how to access the full EXIF information in Lightroom CC? Or at least the "instructions" field? 

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2 years ago

Thank you Victoria for adding me to this thread so quickly. I agree 1000 percent with Phil and Al. How can we escalate the priority on adding options for IPTC which is a critical feature of a catalog system?

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Only 2 people have voted on the request so far... the more votes, the sooner it's likely to be considered.

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Where do we vote?

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Top right corner. You're one of the two (now three) who already voted, as it took your vote from your other thread.

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2 years ago

Thanks to those who have recently picked up on this issue and have added their views to this thread. Let's hope that Adobe will take on board our comments and provide us with the opportunity to add IPTC information to Lr CC in the near future.

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2 years ago

My vote for IPTC metadata to be added.

I don't agree that Lightroom CC is an amateur tool. It is a professional tool that is surprisingly powerful after only 1 year on the market but it lacks a few key features that hammer its capability to be used professionally in a productive way:
  1. Better export options (granular size and quality controls, DPI/print settings, TIFF and PNG formats)
  2. Edith with... (besides photoshop, I have more applications I want to use in my workflow)
  3. Smart albums
  4. IPTC metadata
Hence, my vote for this useful feature. 

I don't see why these features would be impossible to implement in a 1-year timeframe, if it doesn't happen it is by choice (not wanting professional to use it). Time to put doors and wheels on the car that already has a beautiful chassis and engine, so we can get in and out and actually get somewhere!

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2 years ago

Well-stated!!   Adobe, please take note. Thank you.

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a year ago

I'm somewhat surprised this still only has eight votes.

What would be ideal here is if all IPTC fields in the standard were supported, but the user can enable/disable them based on if they use them in their workflow or not. Obviously defaulting to what the vast majority of users will use.