Search by filters

To refine your search, use the filters below the search bar on the results page. For example, specify the horizontal orientation for the image. If you see suggestions for clarifying your query (category) instead of filters, click the icon under the search bar on the left.

To clear all filters, click the Reset button or the icon in the mobile version.

Image size

Yandex searches for images of all sizes by default. If you want to find images of a particular size:

  1. Enter your query and click Search.
  2. Set the Size filter value:

    • Large: Images larger than 1024 × 768 pixels.
    • Medium: Images between 400 × 300 and 1024 × 768 pixels.
    • Small: Images smaller than 400 × 300 pixels.

Your image search results will indicate the size of the image.

You can also specify image size manually. Just enter the appropriate values and click OK.


You can also set the image proportions you want: landscape, portrait, or square.

  1. Enter your query and click Search.
  2. Set the Orientation filter value.

Image type

To search for a specific type of image:

  1. Enter your query and click Search.
  2. Set the Type filter value:

    • Photo: Photographs or images that look like photos. Use this filter if you want to exclude maps and other graphics from search results.
    • With white background: Images displayed against a solid white background.
    • Pictures and drawings: Illustrations. Select this type if you are looking for drawings, blueprints, maps, or paintings.
    • People: Close-ups of faces.
    • Demotivators: Images in demotivator style.

Computer vision algorithms filter images by type and color. The contents of each image are analyzed using special algorithms that determine their characteristics.

Prevailing color

If you want to find an object or background of a certain hue, use the Color filter and select the hue. To make searching more convenient, gradients are grouped into nine main colors. You can also filter out color or black-and-white images.

File format

Yandex searches for images of all formats by default. You can search for images of a certain graphic format.

  1. Enter your query and click Search.
  2. In the File filter, select one of the popular formats or just leave Any file.


Use this mode to find the products you need. Under each product image, you can see the price and the site where the product can be purchased.

  1. Enter your query and click Search.
  2. Select the Products filter.


To find only images added in the last week:

  1. Enter your query and click Search.
  2. Filter by Recent.

In the search results, you'll see how many hours or days ago the images were uploaded .

If no recent images are found based on your search, you will be directed to results from other search engines.

Wallpaper for your desktop

Wallpapers are images that you can set as your computer's desktop background. Wallpaper sizes correspond to standard computer screen resolutions.

To search for 2560 x 1600 pixel wallpapers:

  1. Enter your query and click Search.
  2. Select the Wallpaper 2560x1600 filter.

Site search

To search for images from a particular site, select the On the site filter and type the URL.

Filters in the mobile version

You can use the following filters in the mobile version of Yandex Images:

  • Color palette: Used to filter objects or backgrounds of a certain shade.
  • Products: Used to search for products.
  • Wallpaper: Images you can set as your desktop background.
  • People: Close-ups of faces.
  • GIF: Images in GIF format.
  • Pictures: Images of objects.
  • White background: Images of objects against a plain white background.
  • Recent: Images added in the last week.