New Playground Experiment: Colors and the Kids

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We've just added another experiment to our playground: browsing photos by colors. Which has nothing to do with kids, we just like the Cat Power song.

Credits: peach0303

Head to our playground to start browsing photos by color. We’ve also prepared a rainbow view, though this one might take a while to load. Right now we limited it to around 10,000 photos, but more will come soon (it just takes a while to calculate the colors). Let us know what you think of it in the comments!

Update: we’ve added three more modes: black and white (showing a gradient from dark to light b/w photos), dark (showing all dark photos) and light (showing all light photos). Have fun!

www.lomography.com/playground/colors

written by recurving on 2011-03-30 in #news #colors #experiment #photos #playground

21 Comments

  1. mylatehope
    mylatehope ·

    Very cool feature!

  2. squamy
    squamy ·

    Super awesome mega cool! Rainbow view is amazing!

  3. susielomovitz
    susielomovitz ·

    I DO LOVE IT! :D.

  4. xbalboax
    xbalboax ·

    wicked!

  5. emilios
    emilios ·

    awesome, well done. Great idea.

  6. minty_
    minty_ ·

    such a great idea! :)

  7. i_fung
    i_fung ·

    i like it ~

  8. pushkar
    pushkar ·

    rainbow view is awesome :D

  9. novakmisi
    novakmisi ·

    great !!!!

  10. elletra
    elletra ·

    very neat feature!

  11. sfarjoud
    sfarjoud ·

    cool! ;D

  12. stouf
  13. recurving
    recurving ·

    :) we've totally copied you!

  14. stouf
    stouf ·

    Ahaha ! I was kidding of course : ) This is really brilliant guys, I wouldn't even have imagined something so cool was possible ! YEAH !

  15. recurving
    recurving ·

    :) soon (we, we have to process all the millions of photos, might take a while) coming for all photos on the site!

  16. dianalerias
    dianalerias ·

    Lovely!

  17. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    There used to be one looooooooooooong wall in the old blog where photos were sorted after color.... Will there be something similar? That'd be great! Very good though and I must look longer at it

  18. recurving
  19. gelibee
    gelibee ·

    COOL!

  20. disdis
    disdis ·

    this is great!

  21. carousel-fish
    carousel-fish ·

    That's really cool!

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