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Adobe Stock sharpens rules over AI images illustrating real events

Nov 27, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Over the past year, generative AI has completely transformed how we work and create Sadly, it has led to countless misuses and fake news. After recent cases of using Adobe Stock AI content to spread false information, the platform has announced new policies regarding AI images of real events. The company says the changes are necessary to prevent the misuse of AI-generated images to mislead or deceive people.

Stock photo website shares its wonderfully weird images and searches

May 2, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

I’ve worked on DIYP for years and during this time, I’ve come across dozens of weird images on stock websites. But imagine how many more…

These are the most bizarre ways stock models had their photos used

Nov 24, 2022
Dunja Djudjic

When you pose for stock photos, you may not even be able to imagine how those photos will be used. Writer Abigail Johnson recently warned…

Getty Images to go public on the US stock market

Dec 13, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

Getty Images has announced that it will become a publicly-traded company on the US stock market. The company was valued at an enterprise value of…

Is Unsplash really the Devil incarnate for Photographers?

Oct 21, 2021
Alex Baker

It seems like there isn’t a week that goes by that some photographer somewhere or other isn’t bitterly complaining about Unsplash, the stock image site…

This free stock photo gallery hilariously covers all stereotypes about Canada

Oct 19, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

My favorite kind of trolling is self-trolling, and Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has already shown us that they’re really good at it. Now they’re…

Unsplash has released over 2 million images in a new massive open source dataset

Aug 7, 2020
John Aldred

The “free” image website Unsplash – a site that remains as controversial as it is popular – has released what it describes as “the most…

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority has a free stock photo library, and it’s hilarious

Jan 20, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

Even though it’s not their primary purpose, stock photography websites can be a source of hilarious images. But the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) made…

Thieves may be selling your photos on Shutterstock

Jul 11, 2019
James Wheeler

While looking at my own images on Shutterstock, I noticed the Shutterstock algorithm was suggesting my photos as “similar” images. I thought it was a…

China’s largest stock photo website under fire for trying to sell the world’s first black hole image

Apr 12, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

On 10 April 2019, the world has seen the first-ever image of a supermassive black hole. Some people were staring in awe, some were complaining…