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Is "pine branch" a valid keyword for an image of a pine branch?

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IlexImage
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Posted Wed Oct 22, 2008 8:08PM

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The keywords pine branch, pine bough, Christmas border, Christmas ornament,  and backgrounds were removed from this image when it was approved. How can pine branch and pine bough not be relavent keywords? They both describe what the image is. Christmas border, Christmas ornament,  and backgrounds are possible uses for the image, but I could see how the inspector could find these not relavant. In any case, if the inspectors have been told to remove irrelavant keywords, at least some appear to be going overboard.
Susan_Stewart
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Posted Thu Oct 23, 2008 2:57AM
The Christmas stuff isn't really relevant - there are no ornaments in the picture, and no tinsel, spray on snow or glittter to indicate it is being used that way, and generally speaking all potential uses of a file aren't a good way of keywording for istock.





However pine branch and pine bough look fine to me (are they in the CV? -I can't check at the moment as file editing is still disabled. I've had a bit of removal in wikis of keywords that look fine on even a narrow reading, but only seem to be removed because they aren't in the CV .Even though the wiki admins say that keyphrases not in the CV are OK (in this forum and emails), it looks as though the word needs to be spread a bit so all the inspectors and admins are on the same page.

(Edited on 2008-10-23 02:58:30 by Susan_Stewart)
sjlocke
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Posted Thu Oct 23, 2008 4:43AM
You still have "Christmas decoration" on it, and that should go.
ducksandwich
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Posted Thu Oct 23, 2008 7:51AM
The CV has Pine Tree which is a child of tree and Pine which is a child of wood. Your best bet here is to put Pine Tree, Branch to accurately describe the image according to the CV. All the Christmas stuff has to go. 
IlexImage
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Posted Thu Oct 23, 2008 8:07AM
Thanks, I will edit the keywords to reflect these suggestions as soon as file editing is turned back on. This example shows that I really don't understand how the CV works. Is there a good explanation anywhere, or do I have to search the forums to find bits and pieces?
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