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
I have made a very quickstart guide to Hosting a Zoom Conference: Feel free to share and contact me with questions!… Read More How to Put Your Boom Boom in a ZOOM Room
With so many “CAFE’s” out there – how do you know which ones offer REAL opportunities? Here are some legit awards below for emerging and mid-career image based artists. SF Camerawork Exhibition Award $5k Call for exhibition proposals by artists, collectives, and curators. SF Camerawork invites artists, collectives, and curators working with photography and related… Read More Call For Entries – The Real Deal
Technology The Instagram Aesthetic Is Over The look made famous by the platform just doesn’t resonate anymore. As Instagram has grown to more than 1 billion monthly users, it has ushered in a very particular look: bright walls, artfully arranged lattes and avocado toast, and Millennial-pink everything, all with that carefully staged, color-corrected, glossy-looking aesthetic.… Read More The Atlantic: “The Instagram Aesthetic Is Over”