“Flash photography enhancement via intrinsic relighting” by Eisemann and Durand

  • ©Elmar Eisemann and Frédo Durand




    Flash photography enhancement via intrinsic relighting



    We enhance photographs shot in dark environments by combining a picture taken with the available light and one taken with the flash. We preserve the ambiance of the original lighting and insert the sharpness from the flash image. We use the bilateral filter to decompose the images into detail and large scale. We reconstruct the image using the large scale of the available lighting and the detail of the flash. We detect and correct flash shadows. This combines the advantages of available illumination and flash photography.


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