Jul 082009

Maybe you need a nice flower, or scenic photo with lots of yellow to print on a birthday card. Or maybe you’re looking for that great photo of Aunt Louise when she was wearing the bright purple dress.  Or, you’re looking for that RED sunset that you took before you started using captions for identification?

Just click in the search box and type
color: red


When I search for Red, I get some flowers.  I also get a red car, red lobster, and red tshirt.  I don’t know exactly how it does it, but you can see where it gets its color information by looking at the histogram.  That’s the little multicolored propeller cap button in the lower right when a picture is being viewed in single-picture view.

I don’t need this feature often, but it sure is cool when I do!  If you’d like to learn a bit more about histograms – a good starting point is this About.com article on Histograms.

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