Extract shapes from an image

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Extract shapes from an image

Post by frosty » 2018-12-14T12:23:34-07:00

Hi, I am relatively new to ImageMagick and currently experimenting with command line options on Windows to see if I can extract some shapes from an image:

Input image: https://snag.gy/5RAnbU.jpg
Output image: https://snag.gy/3sP6dp.jpg

In the input image, the background might contain gradient.
The output should be the outline of the two human like shapes ( https://snag.gy/3sP6dp.jpg). Is it also possible to have two separate output images with one shape each?

I looked through a few other posts on using morphology to do something similar(like outlining shapes) but not exactly this.

If this is not possible, what minimal changes do I need to make to the input image to make it possible to extract the two shapes?

Also, does imagemagick has a concept of the size of the shapes which can help me extract the top N shapes from an image?

Version (on Windows, using command line):
Version: ImageMagick 7.0.8-12 Q16 x64 2018-09-23 http://www.imagemagick.org
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Delegates (built-in): bzlib cairo flif freetype gslib heic jng jp2 jpeg lcms lqr lzma openexr pangocairo png ps raw rsvg tiff webp xml zlib

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Re: Extract shapes from an image

Post by fmw42 » 2018-12-14T13:52:38-07:00

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