Ever wanted to put a million dollar statue on your front lawn to impress your girlfriend’s parents? Well now you can! At least in the photos you send them of your not so swank duplex. Here are some examples of a new photo editing software to be demoed at SIGGRAPH Asia this December. A research team out of the University of Illinois have developed a way to not only insert realistic looking objects into your photos, but the software calculates for the lighting, shadows, and perspective. There’s even an option for putting moving animations into your still photos.
[Source: Kevin Karsch]