The CEPIC IPTC Metadata Handbook is available for download for CEPIC Members
European picture agency organisation CEPIC has joined forces with standards body IPTC to produce the CEPIC/IPTC Metadata Handbook which was launched on 20 May 2011 at the CEPIC Congress in Istanbul, Turkey.
The Image Metadata Handbook is available for download as a zip file attached to this article.
CEPIC/IPTC Image Metadata Handbook
- Authors and contributors
Sarah Sanders (Electric Lane), Michael Steidl (IPTC), Paul Brown (CEPIC), Christian Donle, Nancy Wolff
Use Adobe Reader 10/X or Adobe Acrobat 10/X to read the documents of the Handbook. Adobe reader 10 is free to download at http://get.adobe.com/reader/.
Some functions may not work with earlier versions.
- Start reading
Open the Handbook by clicking on '_Start_Introduction'. You will find links to all sections of the document from the Introduction page, and from tabs at the top.
- Setting preferences
1. It is important to set the permissions in Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat as specified under the preferences tab.
The Workflow chart
The first time you open the chart, it will take a while to appear. If you go back to it during your session it appears quickly.
- Where to discuss the Handbook
If you would like to discuss the Handbook you are invited to join the public IPTC Photo Metadata Yahoo group: go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/iptc-photometadata and apply for membership - which will be granted quickly. Then post your comments and views.
Having a problem with using the Handbook - Adobe Read does not work, links cannot be activated - please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org - we will forward it to the right person.
Issued: May 2011
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