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Browse through your photo collection

PhotoPrisms photo/video views are a nice way for you to browse through your photo collection. They enable you to re-discover forgotten photos, find specific photos you are looking for or organize your photos.

Sections

Using the main navigation you can visit the different sections of your photo library:

Photos

shows all photos that are not in review or archived or private.

Hint

In case the review, private or archive functions are turned off - Photos displays those photos as well.

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Favorites

Shows all photos and videos you liked.

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Private

Shows photos and videos marked as private.

Videos

Shows videos that are not in review or archived or private.

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Albums

Shows albums you created.

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Labels

Shows your photos and videos grouped by labels like cat, dog or beach.

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Places

Displays all photos and videos with location information on a worldmap.

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Moments

Discover albums we automatically create for you.

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Calendar

Organizes your photos due to time taken.

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In all sections you can use the search bar to find certain photos, videos, albums or labels.

You can search for all kind of things:

  • Objects that are displayed on the photo
  • The main color of the photo
  • The filename or foldername of a photo
  • Location where the photo has been taken
  • ...

Just try it!

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Tip

In case you want to search for multiple things at once, enter the terms separated by a space.

A search for cat blue berlin will find all photos that either display a cat, have blue as main color or have been taken in Berlin.

Filters

Additionally to the search you can set filters for:

  • Country
  • Year
  • Order
  • Camera
  • Lens
  • Color
  • Category

In case you set multiple filters only photos are shown in the search result that fulfill all filter criteria.

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Tip

You can use filters as well in the search bar like this:

label:cat color:green type: live

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Views

PhotoPrism provides you three beautiful views to enjoy your photos and videos.

  • The card view displays important metadata like title, time and location next to the photos. Screenshot
  • The mosaic view lets you enjoy your photos without distraction. Screenshot
  • The list view provides you photos and metadata in a well-arranged list. Screenshot

To switch between views you can either use the filter in the filter bar or the view button (, , ) in the upper right corner.

Additionally you can open your photos/videos in fullscreen mode and start a slideshow ().

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