Keywording can be a tricky job for beginners. It is tough to come up with effective keywords and important to embed them in your IPTC file information tosaveyourself a lot of time in the future.
Getting the keywords
Take this image for example:
who: rock climber, woman, female, girl, person,
What: rock climbing, sport,extreme
Why:activity, sport, fun, hobby,
Then you may also want to consider some concept keywords such as: risk, danger, dangerous, fear
Embeding the Keywords in the IPTC Information
To save yourself a lot of work in the future, you should imbed your keywords, as well as the title and description in the IPTC information. To do this you can probably use your favorite editing program. The most popular editing software such as iPhoto, Lightroom, Aperature, Adobe Bridge, and Photoshop all of resources to do this. If you are just starting out and don’t have access to any of these programs, another option is Microsoft PhotoInfo. It is free and works very well.
Here is a video tutorial on editing your keywords with photoshop from thesupe87
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