Photo metadata

26 October 2009 00:00 | Comments: 0 | Categories:

These IPTC metadata fields are all the same

Photoshop: Author
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);

JPG quality and file sizes

26 October 2009 00:00 | Comments: 0 | Categories:

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 (...)