How to Retrieve All Images from a Folder Using Python?

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To retrieve all images from a folder using Python, you can make use of the os module to iterate over the files in the folder and filter out the image files based on their file extensions. Additionally, you can use the PIL (Python Imaging Library) or opencv-python libraries to perform further operations on the images if needed. Here’s an example:

import os

# Specify the folder path
folder_path = '/path/to/folder'

# Retrieve all image files from the folder
image_files = []
for file_name in os.listdir(folder_path):
    file_path = os.path.join(folder_path, file_name)
    if os.path.isfile(file_path) and file_name.lower().endswith(('.jpg', '.jpeg', '.png', '.gif')):

# Print the list of image files
for image_file in image_files:

In this example, we specify the folder path in the folder_path variable. We then iterate over the files in the folder using os.listdir(). For each file, we check if it is a regular file (os.path.isfile()) and if its file extension matches one of the image file extensions we are interested in (.jpg, .jpeg, .png, .gif). If both conditions are satisfied, we append the file path to the image_files list.

Finally, we print the list of image file paths. You can modify this part of the code to perform any further processing or operations on the retrieved image files.

Make sure to replace '/path/to/folder' with the actual folder path in your system where the images are located.

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