Scan and block sensitive photos in Python

Inappropriate photos can be a real headache. Thankfully our image recognition API will solve that problem for you in a hurry.

First thing to do is install our API client using Python’s pip installer.

pip install git+

Then call nsfw_classify and input the image file in question:

from __future__ import print_function
import time
import cloudmersive_image_api_client
from import ApiException
from pprint import pprint
# Configure API key authorization: Apikey
configuration = cloudmersive_image_api_client.Configuration()
configuration.api_key['Apikey'] = 'YOUR_API_KEY'
# Uncomment below to setup prefix (e.g. Bearer) for API key, if needed
# configuration.api_key_prefix['Apikey'] = 'Bearer'
# create an instance of the API class
api_instance = cloudmersive_image_api_client.NsfwApi(cloudmersive_image_api_client.ApiClient(configuration))
image_file = '/path/to/file' # file | Image file to perform the operation on. Common file formats such as PNG, JPEG are supported.
# Not safe for work (NSFW) racy content classification
api_response = api_instance.nsfw_classify(image_file)
except ApiException as e:
print("Exception when calling NsfwApi->nsfw_classify: %s\n" % e)

Done! Our result will consist of whether the function was successful, a sensitivity rating for the image, and a classification enum.

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