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Technical Perspective: 3D Image Editing Made Easy

Numerous images appear each day on smartphone screens, computer displays, and printed materials. News articles and advertisements attract the attention of viewers by using appealing images. People often take photographs with their smartphones and immediately share them with hundreds of viewers via social media. Moreover, users include images in documents and presentations to communicate messages. These images are typically edited to appear more aesthetically pleasing or achieve other objectives. Thus, there is an increasing need for advanced image editing tools.

Image editing has significantly advanced over the past several years to address consumer demand. Color adjustment tools now more readily facilitate simpler image sharpening, softening, brightening, and darkening. Furthermore, advanced tools can automatically remove blur and noise. Users can easily cut an object in an image and paste it onto another background. Moreover, it is easy to readily deform shapes as needed and seamlessly blend two images. It is even possible to erase objects in a scene by removing the object and filling the hole by automatically synthesizing appropriate background images.


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