The Potential Future of Selfie Photography

Adobe Research:

What happens when we tap into the power of artificial intelligence and deep learning to transform bad portrait shots into good ones – all on a smartphone? By combining perspective effect editing, automatic, software-only photo masking, and photo style transfer technology, we’re able to transform a typical selfie into a flattering portrait with a pleasing depth-of-field effect that can also replicate the style of another portrait photo.


Sidenote: Replicating the style of one photo to another was recently described, and demo’d in a paper entitled “Deep Photo Style Transfer”. It has some stunning results:

On the left you see the source photo, in the middle the style to apply, and on the right the result.

Deep Photo Style Transfer Paper →
Deep Photo Style Transfer Code and Data →

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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