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Photos: Metadata Mapping after Upload?

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1. Posted by katebum (Budding Member, 36 posts) 2 Oct '13 16:29

Hi Peter,

when I upload my photos using the single file uploader the metadata from the images are mapped from/to...

- iptc:Object Name (not mapped)

- iptc:Caption-Abstract or exif:Image Description -> Title

I would expecz that:

- iptc:Object Name (not mapped) -> Title

- iptc:Caption-Abstract or exif:Image Description -> Description

First question: Is this the mapping you like to have?

If yes... can you help me and explain me the mapping rules you apply during import?

If you want... I can send you an original image to your Mail....

Thanks in advance!

Greets,
Kate

2. Posted by Peter (Admin, 5414 posts) 10 Oct '13 17:59

Hi Kate, sorry for the delayed answer. This is most likely due to test files at the time being more likely to have useful titles in the caption rather than the name field.

Your mapping does seem to make a lot more sense though. Out of curiosity, which local editor are you using to add this data to your photos?

3. Posted by katebum (Budding Member, 36 posts) 11 Oct '13 14:13

Hi Peter , sorry for delayed answer :-)

I typically use Adobe Ligtroom to add my Metadata... then I upload to Flickr... and cause this is my main Photo Sharing side... I apply my metadata so Flickr can map it nicely.

The mapping I describe is the mapping Flickr does after uploading.

When I upload the same pictures to TP ... the title has gone and the description is in the Title :-) I manually add the metadata through your web editor...

4. Posted by katebum (Budding Member, 36 posts) 13 Oct '13 14:17

Perhaps the best idea might be to implement not a direct mapping...

Perhaps for the "Title" you can try to find a vlaue with:

{Title|Headline|Caption}

And for the description:

{Caption}

5. Posted by Peter (Admin, 5414 posts) 13 Oct '13 16:20

Hi Kate,

Yes, that sounds like a good option. If the title is not provided then fall back to the caption. If the title IS provided them use that as the actual title. I'll go ahead and get this fix in place now!

6. Posted by Peter (Admin, 5414 posts) 13 Oct '13 18:54

Hi Kate, can you try one of your images again? It should work with the right metadata now. I'm ignoring Headline at the moment - that seems to be somewhere in between title and description and not really relevant in our case.

7. Posted by katebum (Budding Member, 36 posts) 22 Oct '13 11:58

Hi Peter, sorry for late response... I trued again and it works like a charme!

Thanks... a pleasure to "work" with you :-))

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