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
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”
Recently, a freelance photographer friend of mine brought the mobile app and desktop site “BLINK” to my attention. This app, which works a bit like Airbnb – allows subscribers to find and hire photographers based on their location. As a matter of fact – in the very few months I’ve been a subscriber I have… Read More “Blink” Your New Virtual Photography Agent?
This man thinks so: Say goodbye? Full-frame DSLRs gone by 2025 claims Dr. Rajiv Laroia, imaging startup Light by Dave Etchells Will full-frame DSLRs be a thing of the past, 10 years hence? “Never” is a perilous word when it comes to technology, but full-frame SLRs gone, really? Ten years certainly seems like a bit… Read More DSLRS Gone in 25 Years?
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Your digital images transformed into real instant photographs. That’s impossible, right? Right! We are Impossible and we love instant photography. We love it so much, we were crazy enough to buy the last Polaroid factory in order to save instant film for the future. If you’ve ever held an SX 70 in your hand, you… Read More This is not a Saturday Night Live Skit. Polaroid Meets iPhone