On Sunday 15 April 2007 22:51, Toby Haynes wrote:
> Julien Michielsen wrote:
> > It regularly so happens I'd like to merge/overlap two digital
> > pictures. Gimp does have tools to fit two pictures by hand (take
> > one picture as a layer, and turn and twist them till they fit
> > almost perfectly). However, almost perfectly may not be good
> > enough, and I wonder if a search proce- dure could be develloped
> > to find margins of two pictures that almost perfectly overlap?
> What you want is a technique like the SIFT algorithm to identify
> similar features in two images. I recommend the autopano-sift
> Also available is Autopano (which is a different program)
> While you are looking at this, if you are interested in panoramas
> or even just trying to make a larger image out of two overlapping
> scans, you should also try Hugin
> These tools can be used together to streamline panorama generation
> and can be used to create fabulous (and massive) wide-angle images.
> Toby Haynes
> Gimp-user mailing list
Are these tools useful for top-to-bottom merges or even diagonal
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