The next big thing in “photoshopping”

I found a Youtube video via an Ubuntu developer’s blog that demonstrates “image retargeting” technology. Basically a hybrid between crop and scale that allows you to resize an image without distorting the main points, and without wholesale removal of columns/rows of pixels. It can also be used in some very impressive ways to remove items from a picture, or to bring things far apart closer together (or vice versa). I would love for this to be in the next version of Gimp, but I’m not holding my breath. I didn’t hear or see any mention of a product for this tech yet, unfortunately.

Powered by ScribeFire.

Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.


  • By Seam Carving « Nothing to see here. Move along. on September 19, 2007 at 5:52 pm

    […] by wolfger on September 19th, 2007 I wrote about a month ago about an incredibly cool new image editing technique that will allow you to creatively resize without distorting important elements, or allow you to […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: