How to contact IPTC on Photo Metadata
The IPTC office is based in London, United Kingdom.
Please send mail to:
IPTC International Press Telecommunications Council
25 Southampton Buildings,
London WC2A 1AL
Telephone number: +44 (20) 3178 4922
(Office hours: 8.00 - 15.00 GMT)
Fax number: +44 (20) 7664 7878
Web: www.iptc.orgA contact form is available.
The Photo Metadata Yahoo Forum is used to discuss usage and further improvement of the photo metadata standards.
The IPTC-for-XMP Yahoo Forum is used to discuss the implementation of IPTC photo metadata by Adobe's XML technology.
Michael Steidl is the Managing Director of IPTC.
Harald Löffler and Michael Steidl are the leads of the Photo Metadata Working Group at IPTC.
Embedded Metadata Manifesto 2011
Read it - support it - spread the word about it.
Image Metadata HandbookThe CEPIC/IPTC Image Metadata Handbook with comprehensive guidelines for metadata management. Download it for free.
Toolkit for Adobe CSThe IPTC-PLUS Photo Metadata Toolkit for Adobe CS products for free! Download the latest version of the IPTC-PLUS Metadata panel only.
SpecificationsFor both IPTC Core and IPTC Extension: the Photo Metadata Standards document as of July 2010
Support and discussionThe IPTC moderates two discussion forums on photo metadata:
* Generic issues
* XMP specific technical issues