Which may contain subalbums, or image thumbnails.
Album title: Suggest folders on the server are named with ordinal dates, YYYYMMDD, which will be the default album title. Change to something more meaningful.
Album description: Use as appropriate. HTML editor is a bit flaky
Date: will default to folder creation date. Change if needed to reflect album contents
A suggested workflow for handling panoramas in Lightroom and PTGui.
In Lightroom, create a folder for panoramas, and a subfolder for each one, named by the number of the first image in the panorama sequence. Move the images to the appropriate folder.
In PTGui, for each panorama set:
Load the images and create the panorama. (Or open existing project). Use Equirectangular setting, and use sliders in the editor to remove unwanted whitespace. Note the horizontal field of (...)Tags:
Before importing photos from a new photoshoot, it's worth double checking your import settings - and one general preset.
- No auto-toning
- Plan ahead to define your destination folder
- No need for subfolders by date
- No need for file renaming
- Apply lense correction
- Use the metadata presets
- Add lots of keywords
Lightoom General Preset
The "one other" is auto-tone, (...)Tags:
These IPTC metadata fields are all the same
|Lightroom:||Creator (in XMP sidecar file)|
|Irfan:||Byline (In jpg generated from Lightroom)|
|Zen Database images:||IPTCByline|
|Zen Database images:||Credit|
|Zen Admin screens:||Credit|
|Zen display (in image.php):||getImageData(credit);|
When you Export from Lightroom and select the JPG quality it seems to use a different scale from other software.
Even setting it to 50 makes a very big file, which if I open and resave in Irfan reduces from 170 to 110 (quality 70%) (and 356 to 190). Not sure how safe it is to reduce the LR quality factor - or maybe it just generates big files.
I want a small file size because in my gallery, click on a single image and (...)