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The 📸 Press Clipping by Fair Licensing | week 21 '23

Here are the top 5 news articles for Agencies and Photographers in week 21/2023

What's abuzz in the photography world this week?

1. Artnet News

A Judge has greenlit Lawsuits against Artist Richard Prince from Photographers who say he stole their Work

Two photographers have succeeded in their copyright lawsuits against artist Richard Prince. A U.S. federal judge allowed the cases to proceed to trial since Prince didn't provide enough evidence of adequate transformation in his "New Portraits" series. Despite claiming fair use and seeking summary judgment, the judge acknowledged Prince's boundary-pushing between appropriation art and copyright infringement, according to Courthouse News.

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2. DesignTAXI

Google announces Search Tools to distinguish AI-generated Images

As AI advances, distinguishing between photography and photorealistic images becomes difficult. This is evident in viral photos of the Pope in a puffer jacket that fooled many. To address potential deception, Google is adding features to search results to give users more background information about the image, including whether they were generated using AI technology or not.

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3. Mirror

Coronation Photographer reveals his one Regret over King Charles' official Portrait

Hugo Bernard, well-known for photographing the wedding of Charles and Camilla in 2005, took remarkable pictures of the monarch inside Buckingham Palace's throne room. He also created a portrait of the queen and captured the royal family during the coronation. The photographer's sole regret was the inability to capture his own reflection in the crown, as he adhered to the rule of remaining behind the scenes and dedicating himself to his job.

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4. Peta Pixel

Artist photoshops historical Figures back to Life

Becca Segovia, known as "Royalty Now," is a graphic designer who skillfully uses Photoshop to transform ancient artworks of historical figures into realistic portraits. With her talent, she brought famous personalities like Shakespeare, Lincoln, Pocahontas, etc. back to life. By portraying these figures realistically, she aims to remind us that history is composed of real events involving genuine individuals.

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5. The Guardian

Food Photographer of the Year 2023 – in Pictures

The Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2023 competition has announced its winners, and a captivating photograph capturing a cotton candy vendor has become the overall winner and claimed a prize of more than $6,000. Fiona Shields, the Guardian's head of photography, and Rein Skullerud from the United Nations World Food Programme were among the judges on the panel.

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