Photo metadata, simply put, is a set of data that describes various aspects of your photo (i.e. where it was taken, settings used, etc).
Photos without metadata are like the thousands of items at an antique market, whose origin and history you can only guess at. Using metadata is like adding a card next to each item in the antique market with details such as its origin, maker, purpose, how it was made, etc.
There are two types of metadata: technical and informational. [Read more…] about How metadata can help you identify and organize your photos