Since its invention, photographs have been used as proof and manipulated to tell lies. In this video, we learn about different ways the meaning of photographs can be altered, and resources to combat disinformation.… Read More How Photographs Can Tell Lies
By Kashmir Hill and Jeremy WhiteNov. 21, 2020 There are now businesses that sell fake people. On the website Generated.Photos, you can buy a “unique, worry-free” fake person for $2.99, or 1,000 people for $1,000. If you just need a couple of fake people — for characters in a video game, or to make your… Read More Designed to Deceive: Do These People Look Real to You?
8/11/2020 Petapixel A team of researchers at Google have come up with a technique that can combine thousands of tourist photos into detailed 3D renderings that take you inside a scene… even if the original photos used vary wildly in terms of lighting or include other problematic elements like people or cars. A team of… Read More 3D Renderings from Thousands of Tourist Photos
A recent student of mine lost out on a bid to a machine. Tech companies in Japan, Germany, etc have made AI capable of generating fake images of fashion models. The technology used to make them is called a Generative Adversarial Network (GAN), which pits two algorithms against each other. GANs have been used to… Read More AI, Machine Learning and Photography
Photography Workgroup June 22nd – July 12th (4 Weeks) Mondays 6-9pm PST online $175.00 Registration Includes: Live meet-up once per week with Erika and your photography workgroup to show ideas and works in progress. Get feedback on your project’s theme, sequencing, edits, etc. Share your work live in weekly zoom meetings and throughout the week… Read More Virtual Photo Workshops Summer 2020
The Alternatives. al·ter·na·tive ôlˈtərnədiv/ adjective adjective: alternative 1. (of one or more things) available as another possibility. “the various alternative methods for resolving disputes” “an alternative route” (of two things) mutually exclusive. “the facts fit two alternative scenarios” relating to behavior that is considered unconventional and is often seen as a challenge to traditional norms. “an alternative lifestyle” noun: alternative; plural noun: alternatives 1. one of two or more available possibilities. “audiocassettes are an interesting alternative to reading”… Read More Artist Spotlight: Matthew Swarts