Protecting Your Images Online, with RC Concepcion

Join RC as he takes you through some of the finer points of how to protect your images, from EXIF data to copyrights and beyond.

With the advent of social media and photo sharing sites came a whole new wave of image theft that is not going away any time soon. Join RC as he takes you through some of the finer points of how to protect your images, from EXIF data to copyrights and beyond. You will learn how to make your photos less vulnerable to theft and how to more easily prove ownership of your images in case an incident ever arises.

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Course Lessons:

Lesson 1: Introduction and Key Concepts (Duration 00:41)

RC discusses what he will cover in this course

Lesson 2: Editing Metadata Information (Duration 04:14)

Protect yourself online by adding information to your file, making it easier for people to contact you for rights usage.

Lesson 3: Adding Metadata Through Bridge CS5 (Duration 05:50)

Adobe Bridge CS5 makes it easier than ever to add metadata through its Metadata templates

Lesson 4: Export Presets in Bridge CS5 (Duration 03:51)

Take automation in Bridge CS5 to the next level using the Export Presets Panel

Lesson 5: Metadata Presets in Lightroom (Duration 06:50)

Learn how to add Metadata in Lightroom 3, add metadata presets, and create export presets.

Lesson 6: Adding a Watermark in Lightroom (Duration 07:31)

In this lesson, RC goes over how to add a watermark image or text in Lightroom

Lesson 7: Batch Actions in Photoshop for Watermarks (Duration 09:05)

Learn how to place graphics with logos and batch actions in Photoshop

Lesson 8: Creating a Signature Image In Photoshop (Duration 09:24)

Put your signature from a sheet of paper onto a Graphic for an image

Lesson 9: Placing an Image in Photoshop (Duration 13:34)

Performing a File-Place in Photoshop is more efficient than moving Layers. RC shows you how.

Lesson 10: Creating a Google Voice Account (Duration 04:25)

Creating a Google Voice Account is the best way to protect yourself and let people contact you at the same time.

Lesson 11: Using Digimarc for Your Images (Duration 06:20)

Learn how to apply a Digimarc watermark in your images.

Lesson 12: Using Tineye to Find Your Images (Duration 04:20)

Learn how to use Tineye to search for your images

Lesson 13: Adding a Flash File to a Blog Post (Duration 11:55)

One way to prevent someone from taking your image is to create a Flash file for the blog post. This lesson will teach you how.

Lesson 14: Submitting Image to the Copyright Office (Duration 07:24)

RC Goes over the process of submitting images to the US Copyright office.

Lesson 15: Prep for Posting (Duration 08:47)

RC goes over his workflow from start to finish for posting images online.

Lesson 16: Closing (Duration 00:36)

Thanks for watching Protecting Your Images Online.

Meet Your Instructor: RC Concepcion

RC is an education and curriculum developer and a “Photoshop Guy” for KelbyOne. An Adobe Certified Instructor in Photoshop, Illustrator, and Lightroom, RC has 10+ years in the I.T. and…


  1. Very useful and detailed information! Takes you through all the steps necessary to better protect your artwork. Thank you RC, greatly appreciated!

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