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Animate the Past

Lots of Cornish miners migrated to work in the Moonta Mine, Australia

 

Bringing the Past back to Life

 

Excited to have been trying out some new functions on the My Heritage website.  One function allows for the colourisation and enhancement of old Black and White photographs.  But one of the newest functions (Deep Nostalgia) allows the animation of an uploaded photograph. The software recognises faces in the photo and attempts to animate the face of the past person and the animation can downloaded as a video.

At the moment the software can only animate one face at a time, in this case J. Brown from a 1894 photograph of miners at Moonta mine in Australia. I think that the animation is quite realistic but maybe a bit unnerving seeing a long-dead bloke brought back to life!

Visit the My Heritage website to try out this new function