Recently I helped on a project that involved partially obscuring the identity of a person in a photograph. One of the ideas we came up with was to slice the image in to pieces and rearrange them, either randomly or according to a pattern. To aid my explorations, I built a little image manipulation tool. Beyond the scope of the project, I became curious how this process would affect other types of images and what other ways I could obscure photographs.
These are some of my favorites images produced: