Patent Number: 7,787,664

Title: Recomposing photographs from multiple frames

Abstract: A method for replacing a face in a first digital image with a face from a second digital image including automatically detecting one or more faces in the first digital image; identifying at least one target face from the detected faces that needs to be replaced; automatically detecting one or more faces in the second digital image; identifying at least one source face from the second image detected faces for replacing the target face; using features from the target and source faces to perform facial geometry and appearance corrections to the source face; and replacing the target face with the corrected source face and blending the corrected source face into the first digital image.

Inventors: Luo; Jiebo (Pittsford, NY), Lei; Phoury (Rochester, NY)

Assignee: Eastman Kodak Company

International Classification: G06K 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018