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Is it possible? Are there any software(s) (possibly free ones if any) that can perform such photo edit?

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Did you want to rotate the whole image by a few degrees? Most image editors can do that (e.g. Picasa "straighten") –  RedGrittyBrick Dec 23 '11 at 9:58
    
No, I do not wish to rotate the whole image. I just want to rotate that face on the image by a few degrees. –  Larry Morries Dec 27 '11 at 3:18

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You can do this in most photo-editing software such as Photoshop ($$$) or Gimp (Free) but it isn't as simple as you might want. When you rotate a face you will have some gaps left behind (unless the face is perfectly circular, which is rare) you need to fill these gaps from similar nearby areas.

  • select the face (use edge detection or manual outline tracing)
  • rotate the selection (you may need to cut and paste first)
  • fill in the gaps (zoom in and use a "clone" tool).
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