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Loading Image using Mahotas – Python

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  • Last Updated : 26 May, 2021
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In this article we will see can load image in mahotas. Mahotas is a computer vision and image processing and manipulation library for Python. A library is a collection of functions and methods that allows you to perform many actions without having to write hundreds of lines of code. Mahotas includes many algorithms that operates with arrays, mahotas currently has over 100 functions for image processing and computer vision and is constantly growing.
In order to do this we will use mahotas.imread method 
 

Syntax : mahotas.imread(image_name)
Argument : It takes string as argument which is image name
Return : It returns numpy.ndarray object 
 

Example 1: 
 

Python3




# importing required libraries
import numpy as np
import mahotas
from pylab import imshow, show
 
# loading image
img = mahotas.imread('dog_image.png')
 
# showing the original image
imshow(img)
show()

Output : 
 

Example 2: 
 

Python3




# importing required libraries
import numpy as np
import mahotas
from pylab import imshow, show
 
# loading image
img = mahotas.imread('wally.png')
 
# showing the image
imshow(img)
show()

Output : 
 

 

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