What's abuzz in the photography world this week?
1. The Verge
Getty Images has banned uploading and selling illustrations created using artificial intelligence tools. That is the latest and most prominent website to introduce such a ban, following similar decisions by some other platforms.
2. Peta Pixel
According to users´ reports, Google Photos is spoiling a considerable amount of photos stored on the service. The problem seems to affect photos uploaded between 2013-2015, adding lines, dots of missing pixels, and cracks not present in the original uploaded images.
3. Bored Panda
Alper Yesiltas, a lawyer and photographer from Istanbul, has recently shared a collection of images he created using AI. That shows what notable figures and celebrities, such as Kurt Cobain, John Lennon, Janis Joplin, Freddie Mercury, and others, would look like if they were alive today.
4. DIY Photography
Judd Heape, responsible for managing camera-related products at Qualcomm, claims that AI capabilities would soon provide smartphones with better picture quality than expensive DSLR cameras. First of all, smartphones' much higher computing power will make a difference.
The Animal Friends Comedy Pets Photo Awards has announced its 2022 winners. About 2000 photos of animals from seven countries were submitted to the competition, trying to make their way to the top. See who of them succeeded.
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