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Updating Photographers

Manage information about photographers used across your OpenAsset system

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Written by CJ Teeter
Updated over a week ago

Keeping your list of Photographers up to date is helpful from an admin perspective, allowing users to credit their work and ensuring copyright policies are adhered to. It is also helpful to users who may wish to browse other images captured by a particular photographer.

Viewing the Photographer of an image

Information about the photographer is stored in the 'Photographer' field for each file.

Managing Photographers

You can manage Photographers by selecting the 'Fields Manager' link from the Settings cog.

Within the Fields Manager, navigate to the 'File' tab and select 'Values' next to the Photographer item.

Create a new Photographer

Select the plus icon to enter a new value for the Photographer field.

Enter the name and select 'Add New Values'

The new value will then be available in your system.

Merge Photographers

To consolidate multiple Photographers into the same entry, select the Photographers you wish to merge then click 'Merge'.

Select the Photographer you wish to keep, then click 'Merge Values'.

Edit existing Photographers

To edit the name of an existing Photographer, select the pencil icon next to the value, then enter the new title and click 'Save Changes'. This will change the name of the photographer on all images where it is used.

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