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Commonly allowed keywords

Here is a list of potential keywords you may use for your search.

You can combine these keywords with each other. For examples, check out our list of sample queries.

Camera models

  • Search by camera models (i.e., Nikon D70, Nikon D7100, Canon Rebel EOS, iPhone XS, iPhone 13).
  • This list is just a reference sample. Depending on what camera models you have taken your photos with, you will see different keywords.
  • For a complete list of allowed Camera model keywords for your photos, see the Camera Models catalog when Pitara is running.


Name of city, street, state, country

  • Depending on where you took the photo, you can search for Queen Ann, Seattle, Washington, or the USA
  • For a complete list of allowed location keywords for your photos, see the Places catalog when Pitara is running.


  • Search by height. For example, search 4kfeet will search photos taken in about 4000 feet. You can also use words like 4kfeetplus to search photos taken above 4000 feet.
  • A great feature for hikers.



  • Morning – Photos were taken between 6:00 AM to 11:59 AM
  • Noon – Photos were taken at 12:00 PM
  • Afternoon – Photos are taken from 12:00 PM to 4:59 PM
  • Evening – Photos are taken from 5:00 PM to 7:59 PM
  • Night – Photos are taken from 8:00 PM to 5:59 AM
  • Besides that, you can add hours for example 5PM or 7AM to get photos taken around that hour.


  • Weekday – Photos taken on weekdays
  • Weekend – Photos taken on weekends

Day of the week

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • You can also use wildcards (i.e., Mon*, Sat*, Tues*)


  • You can include January or Jan* or February or Feb* and so on to list photos taken that month. 


  • Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
  • Pitara automatically determines the season based on the date the photo was taken


  • You can use dates like 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st.


  • If you have meaningful album names (i.e., John Wedding Reception), the photos inside will be indexed with the names of of those albums.
  • If you have meaningful file names (i.e., JuliaGreatPortrait.JPG), those files will be tagged with the file names.
  • For a complete list of allowed files/folder keywords for your photos, see the Folders catalog when Pitara is running.

Your saved TAGs

  • You can search for the custom keywords that you add to photos. These are TAGs that you added for a specific set of photos (i.e., Emma graduation, Emma birthday, Sophie graduation)
  • For a complete list of saved TAGs for your photos, see the My TAGs catalog when Pitara is running.
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