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Averaging Faces in Profile, and Other Things

Face averaging has now become a relatively common procedure, with an assortment of software programs specifically designed to carry it out.  But all past efforts I’ve seen have had one significant limitation: they assume faces will be shown looking forward, and they can’t accommodate faces shown in full profile.  That’s frustrating if we want to…

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Animating Historical Photographs With Image Morphing

There’s always room for improvement, as they say.  In February 2014, I posted my first entry on this blog, “Historical Stereoviews as Tweened Animated GIFs,” demonstrating a method of creating animated GIFs from stereoviews that aren’t as headache-inducing as the common “wiggle GIF.”  You might recognize our alligator friend from that post—it was my first-ever…