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Bela Borsodi Photography

Dec 15th, 2007 | Posted by Dimchevski in Inspiration, Photography

I just stumbled upon Bela Borsodi’s still-life photography portfolio and I'm amazed what one can do with objects and the way he mixes photography, illustration and creative composition! He turns lifeless objects into great...

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PNG Transparency in IE6

Dec 6th, 2007 | Posted by Dimchevski in CSS

I've always wanted to work with PNG-24 images on the web and not just because they offer greater compression and color depths compared to GIF but most importantly for their alpha-channel transparency and antialiased edges. In that way it's easy to...

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Scene completion algorithm generates semantically accurate images

Sep 15th, 2007 | Posted by Dimchevski in Cool Stuff

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed an algorithm that patches missing parts of images by finding similar image regions in net-based libraries such as Flickr and Picasa...

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Picutel Smart Resize

Sep 11th, 2007 | Posted by Dimchevski in Cool Stuff, Photoshop

Picutel Smart Resize is a Photoshop plugin for advanced photo resizing I found shortly after my posting about content-aware image resizing. It's easy and works great! You simply select the important regions to be preserved, type the new dimensions in the plugin dialog (file/automate/smart resize) and press OK.

I've tested the plugin with the following image...

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Content-Aware Image Resizing!

Sep 7th, 2007 | Posted by Dimchevski in Cool Stuff, Photoshop

Make sure to watch this amazing video presented by Dr. Ariel Shamir and Dr. Shai Avidan. I was really blown away! The two have found a way to resize images in an intelligent way based on their content. It seems they can change the proportions of an image without artifacts and unnaturally tall or short objects. They demonstrate how one can...

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