People have filmed all sorts of adventures with their action cameras, but some are just better than others… And scarier, too. Using GoPro’s new 360° camera, GoPro MAX, these three guys captured what you and I will probably never see: the top of the Egyptian pyramids!
Landscape photography is a magical and enriching field. It offers endless opportunities for capturing nature’s beauty, and it’s certainly one of my favorite genres. But as it happens when learning any craft, you’ll often make mistakes when just starting out. In his recent video, Mark Denney shares five beginner habits he once held that slowed his progress. He has dropped them since, and shares with you five common bad habits he suggests you avoid in landscape photography.
Can you imagine being charged thousands of dollars for using your own images? Neither can I, but this has recently happened to a renowned Chinese astrophotographer. Visual China Group (VCG) or “the Getty of China” accused Jeff Dai of copyright violation after he shared his own photos on social media. And for this “violation,” he might need to pay up to $12,000.
We all know social media is filled with fakery. but how fake can you get? With a new BeFake AI app – as fake as possible. This app takes BeReal’s basic premise, adds AI effects, and completely flips everything around. It lets you add AI effects to your images, turn yourself into anything you want, and get as
fake… Ahem, creative as you like.
I think nearly everything looks exciting and new when filmed in slow motion. But as a big tattoo fan, I found a video that’s cooler than others. Gav and Dan of The Slow Mo Guys show us what a tattoo needle looks like from under your skin, up close and personal, and shot at up to 20,000 frames per second. Told you it was cool!
Our sun has been pretty active this year. Thanks to solar storms, it even pushed the Northern lights further toward the south. Astrophotographer Miguel Claro (previously) has gifted us with a visual delight, a mesmerizing solar timelapse showing the Sun’s surface “eruptive prominences and minor flares in motion.” Captured on July 9, 2023, in just over three hours, Miguel depicted the sun’s full disc and its dynamic surface.
Artificial intelligence is finding its place in journalism, art, digital photography, and many other fields. Still, it remains a gray zone, and it’s hard to catch up with it and set the laws to match the new reality we live in. But it looks like we’re getting there. The Associated Press has just announced AI guidelines for its journalists. While they do encourage experimentation with AI, thankfully, it won’t replace journalists and photographers any time soon.
The International Portrait Photographer of the Year has announced this year’s winners. And for 2023, the overall winner is Forough Yavari of Australia. Her portraits are truly something else, inspired and focused on women and their lives and experiences. Gentle and tough at the same time, her photos brought her the first prize in this competition. But of course, the category winners are also not to miss, so we bring you the winner gallery to enjoy.
Skylum is launching a major update to its signature editing software, Luminar Neo. As we’re already used to, it packs a bunch of generative AI technologies, and this time we’re seeing quite a lot of new features. So, let’s jump right in and see what’s new!
Ever felt overwhelmed by the messy photo archive on your phone? Google Photos is here with a new features, adding AI magic to your photographic memories. Yeah, of course it’s AI-powered. Google’s New “Memories view” is there to organize your photos through the lens of artificial intelligence.