Pictures tell a story, and it is difficult to understand that story if some of the pieces are missing. Censoring of photos is the right of the owner of those pictures. Often, censoring is there to preserve the dignity of a model or the privacy of a document. Self-censoring is legitimate and should not be tampered with, but there are other forms of censorship that serve no purpose.
Some governments censor mildly sensitive with a large banner of text over the object. In some cases, the motivation for censorship is to make the picture suit the culture. The good news is that many of these alterations are reversible.
Retaining the respect of any people in a picture, it is possible to remove all censorship marks from a picture. These tools are often expensive and need plenty of installation space. SoftOrbits offer a great alternative to mainstream photo correction programs.
• Copyright Protection
• Personal Data Protection
• Improve Privacy
• Remove Unwanted Objects
• Cleaning and Damage Repair
Architecture can suffer from copyright. Public photos of the Eiffel tower at night need special permission from the designer of the lighting effects. If someone wants to publish the night-line of Paris with the tower in the photograph, they will have to remove it or gain permission. These sources can do this well or decide to pixelate the area ruining the picture.
A Photo Stamp tool can fix this and make the alteration less prominent. On the opposite side, you may find yourself in the position where you need to remove a copyrighted object from the foreground or background. It is common for these types of obstruction to be set in the most iconic and scenic areas of the world.
It is not just that there could be a form of protection over the object. But the object itself can spoil the theme of the picture you are trying to take. The Photo Stamp Tool can remove these issues, leaving little sign it ever there.
Children deserve every form of protection we can give them. It is important to remember that no one has the right to publish the picture of a child without the parents' written permission. There is little can be or should be done about removing any form of pixelation or obstruction protecting a child.
But it may be necessary to censor the picture yourself to ensure that you are staying within the guidelines. The Photo Stamp tool can go a step further than a simple black stripe across the eyes. SoftOrbits Photo Stamp Remover will completely erase people from pictures.
If you have taken a picture of a public park, there will be other people in it. It is near impossible to take a photo out in public, without accidentally capturing something or someone that you cannot include. The tool is simple to use and makes quick work of such images, leaving you free to take shots from any angle.
If the original picture is censored by erasing or blurring, then the information is gone. The algorithm uses the information from the blurred area surrounding pixels to rebuild a picture. This works well on scenes, but it cannot pull back detailed characters or specific facial features.
Information of this type is censored for a reason; it is not legal to rebuild it for publication. A better result would be to remove the text in a professional manner and replace it with a smooth overlay. Keep the information within the picture generalized and non-specific.
If there is a person in the foreground that does not wish to be in the photo, then they have every right to be erased from the picture. This is easy to do with the tool. If a model has expressed concern over a nude photograph, then any pixilation cannot be undone.
Photo Stamp Remover does not have enough surrounding information to rebuild the picture. But it may be the case that censorship marks go beyond the subject and interfere with trying to place the model on another backdrop. The Photo Stamp tool will repair the damaged backdrop, leaving no visible damage.
Taking pictures of people turning out to a public event can present its’ own issues. If you want to keep the look of the scene, but have a live performance in the background, the picture will need editing. You can ask permission from the management of the performers, but this can take some time.
If you do not need the act in the shot, the easiest solution is to remove it completely. The Photo Stamp tool will take away any and all reference to there being anyone there. You can go even further and erase all the audience from the shot. Great help for the day you went out to take the picture and small public show that happened to be on.
Guide the algorithm to the area that needs altering, and the program will scrub the picture clean. The software then goes in a replaces the holes with similar objects and scenes from the photo. The results are amazing.
Shadows and reflections can also pose issues to a photographer. You want to take the picture in a hurry before the light drops, but it may not suit the context of the story. By removing the shadows, you can remove the timing of the photograph.
Artificial lighting or a camera flash will cause the same issue and are a big distraction in the story. The Photo Stamp removal tool replaces these time distractions with a well-stitched background. Fantastic for taking pictures of products or people indoors.
This is a free trial version that lasts for 10 days. You can use this version to go through the process of removing censorship stamps. You may download the evaluation copy from SoftOrbits.
The main window will appear.
You may either add files at the top left of the screen or drag and drop the picture into the main window
The next step is to highlight the areas of the picture that need altering. There are 6 methods:
• A fine tool to highlight specific points or narrow lines.
• Removes specific areas that you have selected and leaves other areas selected.
• Selects areas with a boxed-out shape.
• Allows you the freedom to draw around the shape of the censorship stamp. The tool auto-encloses around the area, ready for you to manipulate.
• Click the cursor on an area, and the magic wand does the rest, selecting all similar colors around the choice.
• For manual cloning of other regions of the picture.
• Hole Filling
• Texture Generation
• Quick Remove
Each of these options uses a different method of removing and replacing the issues in the picture.
• Changing the radius size of the brush tool.
• The ability to smudge areas.
• Finishing off stamp removals like a professional.