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Slideshow: Tagging Photos?
« on: July 31, 2006, 04:38:11 PM »
Hi,

I want to look at about 1,000 photos in a row for a photo review. I hope to do this in the largest viewing size possible, and I want to tag, select, OR color code photos as I go; I just need some way to separate the "good" from the "bad." What is the easiest way to do this? It would be ideal to use the slideshow mode for its screen size, but I have the sinking feeling that slideshow mode doesn't give you the option to tag, select, or color-code.

Also, it seems like it's tricky to "tag" photos in preview mode. Correct me if I'm wrong, but the fastest way to color-code images in preview mode is to right-click on the image, then select a color?

I would use the default contact sheet view mode, but the photos aren't big enough for a quick photo review with the boss.



Thanks in advance for your thoughts!

David

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Re: Slideshow: Tagging Photos?
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2006, 09:55:45 PM »
David,

I want to look at about 1,000 photos in a row for a photo review. I hope to do this in the largest viewing size possible, and I want to tag, select, OR color code photos as I go; I just need some way to separate the "good" from the "bad." What is the easiest way to do this? It would be ideal to use the slideshow mode for its screen size, but I have the sinking feeling that slideshow mode doesn't give you the option to tag, select, or color-code.

From the manual available in the Announcements section of this forum:

Esc: Exit slideshow.
Space, right arrow: Advance to next photo.
Backspace, left arrow: Show previous photo.
Delete, D: Dismiss photo from slideshow.
+: Tag photo.
-: Untag photo.
T: Toggle tag.
0, 1-8: Set color class of photo.
Caps Lock: Pause slideshow if on Auto.

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Also, it seems like it's tricky to "tag" photos in preview mode. Correct me if I'm wrong, but the fastest way to color-code images in preview mode is to right-click on the image, then select a color?

You can just press the number keys.  '1' is the first Color Class.  '2' is the second, etc.  '0' turns off the Color Class.  To Tag a photo, simply press the 'T' key.

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I would use the default contact sheet view mode, but the photos aren't big enough for a quick photo review with the boss.

Also from the Manual, for the Preview window...

Esc: Close Preview Window.
Q: Toggle rendering Quality (RAW vs. Preview).
Z, *: Turn zoom on/off.
+: Increase zoom factor.
-: Decrease zoom factor.
L: Lock the two previews so that you can pan around in them together.
O: One up view.
V: Two up view (landscapes).
H: Two up view (portraits).
Tab: Switch active preview pane when in 2-up modes.
C: Toggle color management.
F: Full screen mode (toggles).
R: Restore from full screen mode.
G or /: Swap current photo to second view in a 2-up view. (Greg Gorman key)
1-8, 0: Set color class.
T, .: Toggle tag.
U: Upload photo.
X: Toggle crop tool.
[: Rotate Counter-Clockwise 90°.
]: Rotate Clockwise 90°.
A: Play sounds (if any). Typing A again will stop sound playback.
I: IPTC Info.
D: Dismiss photo from selection.
Y: Copy photo.
M: Rename photo.
E: Edit photo.
S: Save as.
Space bar: Hand cursor to pan around screen.
Option key: Hand cursor to pan around screen.
Option-arrow key: Pan around in the zoomed mode.
Shift-Option-arrow key: Pan around in the zoomed mode, but faster. (50 pixels instead of 10 at a time)
Option-scroll wheel: Zoom in and out of the photo.
Command-click: Zoom in and center on click point. Command-click again will return to scale-to-fit mode.

HTH,

-Kirk
« Last Edit: August 01, 2006, 07:43:16 AM by Kirk Baker »

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Re: Slideshow: Tagging Photos?
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2006, 01:43:44 AM »
Very helpful. Many thanks.