Exemplar‐Based Portrait Photograph Enhancement as Informed by Portrait Paintings

  title={Exemplar‐Based Portrait Photograph Enhancement as Informed by Portrait Paintings},
  author={Xiaoyan Zhang and Martin Constable and Kap Luk Chan},
  journal={Computer Graphics Forum},
This paper proposes an approach to enhance the regional contrasts in snap‐shot style portrait photographs by using pre‐modern portrait paintings as aesthetic exemplars. The example portrait painting is selected based on a comparison of the existing contrast properties of the painting with those of the photograph. The contrast organization in the selected example painting is transferred to the photograph by mapping the inter‐ and intra‐regional contrasts of the regions, such as the face and skin… Expand
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