Multi-Color Search Lab

March 3, 2009




Want to have a whole bunch of visual fun? Go visit the Multicolr Search Lab. Click on a color at right and watch as it accesses creative commons photos on flickr that match the color. Playing with this makes me so happy. No really. So dang happy.

Thanks for the link, Laurie!

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1 argylesocks March 3, 2009 at 3:55 pm

That is a lot of fun. I love that so many pictures are things provided by nature.

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2 NapoleansDeb March 3, 2009 at 4:51 pm

You should be careful if you are letting your kids play with it. On the very first color choice it had a woman naked except for a bikini bottom. In the next color choice I saw her again in another position. This is not anything I want to look at and especially not my children.

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3 Autumn March 3, 2009 at 5:26 pm

WOW-so cool. I smell some projects coming on. Thanks. Good to know about the nakey women though-I’ll watch out for that and won’t do it when my kiddo is around. Maybe there’s a way to filter choices?

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4 Jenny@ L.O.T.s of Love March 3, 2009 at 6:17 pm

That is really cool. I’m redoing my kitchen and put the colors in…it looked great! I feel a project coming on!

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5 liso. March 3, 2009 at 8:14 pm

um, am I dumb? how were you able to save your images? i LOVE this!

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6 Jessie Hansen March 4, 2009 at 9:45 am

You can do this on Etsy, too.

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7 Anonymous March 4, 2009 at 10:41 am

Feeds something in my color-obsessed my soul. Thanks for the find.

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8 imelda March 4, 2009 at 2:01 pm

What a fun tool and this too makes me very happy!

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9 Smiling Mama March 4, 2009 at 2:29 pm

Beautiful! How fun. Thanks.

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10 Isabel Kallman March 4, 2009 at 6:33 pm

omg. i am in love with this service.

have you ever tried compfight.com?

It searches Flickr by tag and text and you can turn on commercial creative commons.

same principle but using meta instead of color.

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11 Katie @ goodLife {eats} March 4, 2009 at 10:08 pm

soooo pretty! I love Jenny@ L.O.T.s of Love’s idea!

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12 Kerry December 2, 2011 at 12:53 pm

Ahhh…. just what I needed today to improve my gray-black-blue mood to red-green-aqua happiness. Thanks.

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