Thursday, October 08, 2009

PhotoSketch - cool application that makes you go WOW.

i'm not sure if this application/software - PhotoSketch (Internet image montage) - is actually available in the market yet, but spend a few moments to a look at the video below, and you'd be so wowed by the ingenuity of it all. (featured in SIGGRAPH Asia 2009)

(original reference on

in summary, here's how the tool works (abstract from
  • Step 1. Draw the outlines of the figures you want in your picture – anything from seagulls to a Mercedes, whatever tickles your fancy.
  • Step 2. Add labels for each of the items, as well as for the background.
  • Step 3. PhotoSketch will then find real-life images to match your doodles and put them together in a Photoshopped image that will make your jaw drop.
another simple example of how fast and far (scary too!) technology has advanced ahead of us... a very powerful tool for graphics search and image creations, i can definitely see many people making use of this. mind-boggling.

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