Adobe has announced that Adobe Stock has started accepting AI-generated content. While some stock photo websites are banning this type of imagery due to potential copyright issues, Adobe takes a different route. From now on, your AI-generated content is welcome in its collection. According to the company, it’s a part of “navigating the creative evolution that generative AI brings.”
The researchers at Disney have developed artificial intelligence that makes actors appear younger or older in seconds. If this becomes a standard, it could make that terrible CGI obsolete and unnecessary. It will also make it much faster, easier, and cheaper to re-age someone. But also, is it a step closer to not needing human actors at all?
Look up any list of the most photographed cities in the world, and Paris is in the top 3, usually along with New York and London. And for good reason: every street is a work of art.
Even if the Eiffel Tower has been photographed millions of times, we all bring something new to it. And besides, how can you tell the story of visiting Paris without seeing the Tower? It is the symbol of the city, even more than Big Ben of London or the Chrysler building of New York.
The Tower looms over the entire city, but where to go to get the best shot?
Let’s break it down, with ten tips for Paris’s best.
British Ecological Society has published the 2022 winners of its annual photo contest, Capturing Ecology. And like every year, the selected images feature different subjects and convey different emotions: from the thrilling chase of a hungry leopard, to the blissful calm of a bird floating on water.
This year’s overall winner is a portrait of a Helena’s tree frog and its glowing golden eyes of piercing through the darkness. Other than this incredibly artistic frog close-up, the contest showcases plenty more stunning images, so let’s check them out!
The Environmental Photographer of the Year contest has announced its 2022 winners. Like every year, some images show the beauty of both natural and man-made worlds. However, most photos show the grim reality that we live in. But if nothing else, they will make you care about the environment more than you already are. And it’s a good thing, right?
Fashion company Balenciaga came under fire recently after publishing a campaign featuring children and BDSM props. After threatening legal action against creatives behind the photos, including photographer Gabriele Galimberti, the company has decided to let them off the hook after all.
However, some images included papers showing Supreme Court’s decision regarding child pornography. Another photographer reportedly took them, and Balenciaga decided to sue the creatives behind this set.
The International Landscape Photographer of the Year has announced its 2022 winners. Like every year, the photos show the magic and beauty of the world: underwater and on land, up in the mountains and down in the plains. And if you, dear reader, love landscape photography as I do – here is a real treat for both of us.
Unfortunately, in the process of chasing that magical number one on social media, artists are losing the ability to do their craft and no longer focusing on the only thing that will actually shape the next generation of artists. We are slowing down processes that we should be speeding up. This is a call to action for every visual artist – photographer, writer, producer, designer, etc. Yes, you. Social media has convinced us that we need to integrate ourselves into our work and through doing so we have forgotten why we do what we do in the first place. We are here to create meaning and share it with everyone who will listen.
The idea of why you started taking photos has been lost in a sea of likes, comments, tags, and engagement. Social media is getting the best of you. It’s time to stop using social media at least for a little while. You’ve got to escape the hype and the illusion of social media. Be a real artist and follow these 4 suggestions to limit your social media use and focus more on creating the images, rather than just showing them off.
The eighth annual Nature inFocus Photography Awards have announced the winners for the year 2022. With more submissions every year, the judges had a difficult task choosing the winning images. But hey, it has to be done – and we bring you the best of the best for 2022. And just like last year, you’ll see the colors, beauty, and drama of the natural world around us.
NASA recently released a stunning Hubble photo of remnants of a massive supernova. While the image seems way more peaceful than real fireworks, this colorful cloud is actually a result of something… well, far less peaceful. What is now a cloud of intricate filaments used to be a star in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy to the Milky Way.