There are these special little moments in life that I feel grateful and honoured for being lucky to notice and the beauty as it bursts upon my eyes. This true second that puts a smile on my face and I feel totally lost in admiration...
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Jan 14th, 2008 | Posted by Dimchevski in Cool Stuff, Photoshop
A reader of my journal just pointed out that Picutel Smart Resize plug-in is no longer available for download asking me to help in some way. I was surprised to see their website is not working and the plug-in is nowhere to be found.
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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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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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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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