Gnarly image manipulation

For CS 314H, our first project involves programming routines to perform visual transformations for images. While I can’t share any of the code, I will present a few of my favorite examples:

Of course, often times our greatest feats are the results of our most egregious blunders:

I wanted to try and replicate the famous Obama Hope poster, but I found an entire paper from the University of Washington on the subject, so I settled for a posterized flower:

Here is yet another classic edge detection nightmare (diagonal lines everywhere), surprisingly overcome by a simple Gaussian filter and some downsampling: