Remove keywords from a photo

You can remove keywords that you applied to a photo.

Remove all keywords from a photo

  1. Select the photo.

  2. Choose Metadata > Remove Keyword > Remove All Keywords (or press Option-Shift-9).

Remove specific keywords using the Info inspector

  1. If the Info inspector isn’t shown, click the Inspector button in the toolbar, then click Info.

  2. Choose Caption & Keywords from the Metadata View pop-up menu.

  3. In the Keywords field, select and delete any keywords you want removed from the photo.

Remove an individual keyword from a group of photos using keyword controls in the control bar

  1. Select the group of photos.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • In the control bar, type the keyword you want to remove in the Add Keyword field, then press Shift-Return.

    • If the keyword is a keyword preset, Shift-click the keyword button in the control bar.

The keyword is removed from the selected photos.

For more information about using the control bar, see Apply keywords using keyword controls and keyword presets.