Image Specifications

To ensure the smooth operation of LandScope's content management systems, it's important that our photo contributors write the appropriate metadata into your digital files. By following these image specifications and metadata guidelines in preparing your submission, you can make sure your photos will display properly on our site.

  • File type: JPEG
  • Resolution: 72ppi
  • Size: 900 pixels x 600 pixels
  • Color space: sRGB (preferred) and Adobe RGB color spaces are acceptable. NOTE: Nikon native color spaces are not compatible with our website
  • Required IPTC fields: document title, copyright, copyright info URL, description, keywords,
  • Description: one sentence describing the key photo subject, location, etc.
  • Keywords: as many words or phrases (hierarchical) to classify an image

Metadata Example

Document Title: Scientist at Wallen’s Bend
Description: A scientist studies mussel population health in the Clinch River at Wallen’s Bend Tennesee.
Keywords: mussel; mollusk; bivalve; animal; wildlife; landscape; water; river; trees; sky; clouds; human;
person; hand; scientist; science; research; snorkel; conservation; wetsuit; glove; Wallen's Bend; Virginia;
VA; Tennessee; TN; Clinch River; Clinch River Valley Landscape; Ridge and Valley Ecoregion; United States
: Jack Looney
Copyright Info:
GPS latitude
: 36,57.15N
GPS longitude: 83,0.07W

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