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faq frequently asked questions

What is Color Hunter?

Color Hunter is a place to find and make color palettes created from images.

How do I find color palettes on Color Hunter?

To find color palettes on Color Hunter, enter a search term in the box at the top of the page. You can search by tag or hex color code or image URL. If you have an image, you can upload it and get a color palette based on the colors in the image.

Where do the images on Color Hunter come from?

When you search for color palettes by tag, ColorHunter.com searches Flickr.com via Flickr's API for images labeled with the tag you entered. The thumbnails of the Flickr images are used to create a color palette. ColorHunter.com uses the Flickr API but is not endorsed or certified by Flickr.

Hey you used one of my Flickr photos without my permission! What can I do?

If one or more of your photos has shown up on Color Hunter and you want it removed from Color Hunter, please contact us with the URL of the Color Hunter page containing your photo and the ID of the Color Hunter color palette.

Why do I have to log in?

You don't have to log in to use Color Hunter. The only reason to create an account on Color Hunter is to keep a list of your favorite color palettes.

How do I add a color palette to my favorites?

To add a color palette to your favorites, first create an acount and then click on the 'add to favorites' link next to the palettes your like.

How do I view all the color palettes that I favorited?

To see all your favorite color palettes, first log in and then click on the 'your favorites' link at the top of the page.