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A Visual Guide to the ImageSnippets Properties

These properties have been chosen to serve as intuitive guidelines for acheiving better descriptions, but there is no 'wrong' way to use them. Experiment with some semantic searches to see how the properties work in action. Advanced users are not restricted to these properties.


depicts:
a guitar

depicts:a face

depicts:a shoe

depicts:a kitchen

depicts:gloves
depicts refers to the main object in an image

shows:a guitar

shows:a rearview mirror

shows:shoes

shows:a kayak

shows:gloves
shows refers to objects in the image that are not as important as the main object being depicted, but that the user still wants to mention

hasSetting:South Beach, Florida

hasSetting:Saint Martin,
Caribbean Island

hasSetting:
Gulf of Mexico

hasSetting:kitchen

hasSetting:Daytona
hasSetting can refer to a place, a room, an event, or a time. A circumstance that is not necessarily depicted by the image.

looksLike:a bird

looksLike:a face

looksLike:writing

looksLike:sugar

looksLike:a heart
looksLike When an object looks like an object, but it's not really that object.

conveys:exhaustion

conveys:leisure

conveys:worry

conveys:intimacy

conveys:sadness
conveys is used for ideas, emotions, metaphors. Conveys would not convey another object, but it can convey a concept.

hasInForeground:
a paddle

hasInForeground:
bamboo

hasInForeground:
a bouquet

hasInForeground:
a measuring cup

hasInForeground:
a hood handle
hasInForeground: refers to any object in the foreground that the user wants to describe.

hasInBackground:
a fireplace

hasInBackground:
Golden Gate Bridge

hasInBackground:
a cruise ship

hasInBackground:
a lighthouse

hasInBackground:
a cable car
hasInBackground: refers to any object in the background that the user wants to describe.

hasDepictedBackground:
sand

hasDepictedBackground:
snow

hasDepictedBackground:
a sunset

hasDepictedBackground:
bricks

hasDepictedBackground:
East Bay, Florida
hasDepictedBackground: in which an object fills the entire background scene of an image.

hasPictorialBackground:
stripes

hasPictorialBackground:
orange

hasPictorialBackground:
blue

hasPictorialBackground:
checkerboard

hasPictorialBackground:
diamonds
hasPictorialBackground: in which the entire background of an image is filled with a solid or uniform background, such as a solid color or pattern

UsesPictorially:
a guitar

UsesPictorially:
East Bay, Florida

UsesPictorially:
a shoe

UsesPictorially:a carburetor

UsesPictorially:
a rooster
UsesPictorially: Refers to objects in the image that are used in an artistic or pictorial way that differs from ordinary depiction. Can be 2 dimensional or 3 dimensional.

ArtisticElement:
vanishing point

ArtisticElement:
triangle

ArtisticElement:
arrow

ArtisticElement:
symmetry

ArtisticElement:
movement
ArtisticElement: Use artisticElement to refer to noteworthy elements of design, composition and principles of art: line, color, texture, etc.