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Collage programs?

by Parabraves1 / June 15, 2007 11:24 AM PDT

I desperately need to make a nice collage but only one. Which photo program is the best for this? I have Picasa2 already but used Irfanview in the past, but simply don't know which one would work the best.

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Best to use?
by grimgraphix / June 16, 2007 1:52 AM PDT
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I'm a bit confused by what you mean when you say "collage". If your just blending separate photo's into one single photo then I would say Photoshop is the best... and one of the most expensive as well.

For a free image manipulation program try GIMP. It's a heavy duty free ware program that is comparable in many ways to Photoshop. Learning all it's capabilities can be a chore but get the basics down and you can do wonders.

grim

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Actually, there's a middle ground.
by Kiddpeat / June 16, 2007 11:17 AM PDT
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Photoshop Elements sells for about $100.

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True, I always forget about that one.
by grimgraphix / June 16, 2007 11:58 AM PDT

Actually, I've never had the opportunity to even see PS Elements. I've read some very nice reviews about it though.

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MSR Group Shot
by pierrot.robert / July 2, 2007 11:40 PM PDT
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Free software from Microsoft Research:

"MSR Group Shot helps you create a perfect group photo out of a series of group photos. With Group Shot you can select your favorite parts in each shot of the series and Group Shot will automatically build a composite image."

- ThePro

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Link
by pierrot.robert / July 2, 2007 11:41 PM PDT
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Automatic Collage of a Photo Collection
by ChuckT / July 3, 2007 6:25 AM PDT
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