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The 📸 Press Clipping by Fair Licensing | week 29 '23

Here are the top 5 news articles for Agencies and Photographers in week 29/2023

What's abuzz in the photography world this week?

1. Stock Photo Secrets

Shutterstock adds On-Demand Indemnification for AI-generated Images for Enterprise Customers

Shutterstock now offers on-demand indemnification for AI-generated images from Shutterstock Generate, making them one of the first providers to claim commercial safety. Enterprise customers can request content reviews, ensuring legal coverage like standard Shutterstock images. Non-reviewed content is protected against licensing and technology infringement claims. This advancement sets a precedent for AI-generated visuals' commercial licensing.

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2. DesignTAXI

Photography Contest disqualifies legit Snapshot for Being artificially generated

In a photography contest, a genuine photo captured by Suzi Dougherty was mistakenly rejected due to its uncanny resemblance to AI-generated art. Taken on her iPhone, the image showcased her son posing against a surreal backdrop of a Gucci exhibition, reaching out towards mannequins adorned with floral motifs. After realizing their error, the contest organizers acknowledged their mistake, but the photographer lost eligibility for the prize as her entry was discarded.

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3. DIY Photography

ChatGPT can now process Photos

ChatGPT now offers a new beta feature that allows you to edit your photos. You can upload a photo and instruct ChatGPT to enhance it using adjustments like brightness, contrast, grain, and color grading. For example, you can say, "Increase brightness by 50%, convert to black and white, add 10% grain, and color grade with yellow and blue tones." Take a look at the provided examples within the article.

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4. Guinness World Records

Photographer and Model dive to unbelievable Depths for Underwater Photoshoot

Steven Haining and model Ciara Antoski made headlines with their deepest underwater photoshoot, diving 21 feet below Ontario's Fathom Five National Marine Park. What began as a pandemic joke evolved into a remarkable idea. Canada's strict COVID guidelines, which were urging people not to breathe in other people's airspace, inspired Steven to propose a shoot in scuba gear, breathing only their own air. The location's unmatched underwater beauty adds to its uniqueness.

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5. Peta Pixel

Kate Middleton wins ‘Oscars of the Magazine World’ for her Cover Photo

Kate Middleton, the Princess of Wales, has added another achievement to her name by winning the Cover of the Year title at the UK's Professional Publishers' Association (PPA) Awards. Her award-winning photo features her mother-in-law, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall. Renowned for her photography passion, Kate Middleton has also taken official royal baby portraits and assumed the role of the Royal Photographic Society's patron in 2019.

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