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

label:cat color:green type: live

You find the full list of filters below.

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Search Filter List

PhotoPrism allows you to use multiple filters in its search.

Filter Examples Notes
after 2015-06-30
archived yes, no
before 2016-12-22
chroma 5
color purple, magenta, pink, red, orange, gold, yellow, lime, green, teal, cyan, blue, brown, white, grey, black
country "de"
day 23
month 5
year 2012
error yes, no
faces yes, no, 1, 3 1 means minimum 1 face
favorite yes, no
fmax 4.5
fmin 1.8
folder "2020/Holiday", "2020/*"
geo yes, no
hidden yes, no
label cat
lat 38.300457 Latitude
lng 8.931358 Longitude
mono yes, no Monochrome images
name "IMG_9831-112*", "IMG_9831-112"
original "IMG_9831-112*", "IMG_9831-112" Only applicable when file have been imported
panorama yes, no
path "2020/Holiday"
photo yes, no
portrait yes, no
primary yes, no
private yes, no
quality 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
review yes, no
scan yes, no
stack yes, no
state "Baden-Württemberg", "Baden*"
title "Holiday*", "Holiday / 2012"
type image, video, raw, live
unsorted yes, no
video yes, no

Filters can be combined, use a space between filters:

mono:true review:false

It will show photos that are monochrome and unreviewed.

An OR search is possible using |:

label:cat|dog

This will show all photos that have either the label cat or dog.

Wildcard

The * character will act as a wildcard:

name:"IMG_23*"

This will show all photos which name start with IMG_23.

name:"*_23*"

This will show all photos which name contain _23, like IMG_2356.MOV , 2021_02_23.jpg, etc.