Google's New AI Photo Upscaling Tech is Jaw-Dropping

Google shares its latest breakthroughs in the area of using artificial intelligence to upscale low-res photos, and the results are amazing.

Photo enhancing in movies and TV shows is often ridiculed for being unbelievable, but research in real photo enhancing is actually creeping more and more into the realm of science fiction. Just take a look at Google’s latest AI photo upscaling tech.

Understanding ProRAW

A journey into cameras, RAW, and a look at what makes ProRAW so special —  and how it could change how everyone shoots and edits on iPhone.

We make the most popular RAW camera for iPhone, so when Apple revealed their new ProRAW image format, we were beyond excited.

mikf/gallery-dl

Command-line program to download image-galleries and -collections from several image hosting sites - mikf/gallery-dl

gallery-dl is a command-line program to download image-galleries and -collections from several image hosting sites (see Supported Sites). It is a cross-platform tool with many configuration options and powerful filenaming capabilities.

Guide To Using Reverse Image Search For Investigations - bellingcat

Reverse image search is one of the most well-known and easiest digital investigative techniques, with two-click functionality of choosing “Search Google for image” in many web browsers. This method has also seen widespread use in popular culture, perhaps

This guide will walk through detailed strategies to use reverse image search in digital investigations, with an eye towards identifying people and locations, along with determining an image’s progeny. After detailing the core differences between the search engines, Yandex, Bing, and Google are tested on five test images showing different objects and from various regions of the world.

All about the new ML Super Resolution feature in Pixelmator Pro – Pixelmator Blog

It’s no secret that we’re pretty big fans of machine learning and we love thinking of new and exciting ways to use it in Pixelmator Pro. Our latest ML-powered feature is called ML Super Resolution, released in today’s update, and it makes it possible to increase the resolution of images while keeping them stunningly sharp and detailed. Yes, zooming and enhancing images like they do in all those cheesy police dramas is now a reality!

10 questions to a founder : Generated Photos - Kaptur

AI-Generated human portraits are the first step into a future of machine created photographs. What can we expect next and when?

While the release of this person does not exist by three researchers created a massive wave of buzz, it never went beyond curiosity. When Ivan Braun and his team launched Generated Photos, the interest changed to concern and apprehension. Generating human portraits via AI was no longer a research paper but a real, viable business. One that can and probably will profoundly disrupt a multi-billion industry led by the likes of Adobe, Shutterstock and Getty Images.

Introducing the FileFlow App: Search, Download and Share Photos Instantly - PhotoShelter Blog

It’s time to take mobile delivery to the next level — and give your clients what they’ve been asking for.  Introducing FileFlow, a new PhotoShelter app for iPhone that lets you and your clients search, download and share photos instantly. With FileFlow, y

Introducing FileFlow, a new PhotoShelter app for iPhone that lets you and your clients search, download and share photos instantly.

Adobe’s prototype AI tool automatically spots Photoshopped faces

Though it’s just a research project for the moment

The world is becoming increasingly anxious about the spread of fake videos and pictures, and Adobe — a name synonymous with edited imagery — says it shares those concerns. Today, it’s sharing new research in collaboration with scientists from UC Berkeley that uses machine learning to automatically detect when images of faces have been manipulated.

The latest leap forward in visual AI is downright mesmerizing

A new algorithm, developed by University of Washington and Facebook, can “wake up” people in still photos.

It’s one more crack in the fabric of reality as we know it: Researchers at the University of Washington and Facebook have described their work on software that can take any image containing a human body—whether in a painting or a photograph—and automatically create an animated character that walks through the still image. Appropriately, they call it Photo Wake-Up.

Alternatives to Adobe Lightroom 2019 - PhotoShelter Blog

Adobe recently announced that it would both discontinue downloads of older versions of Creative Cloud apps (which includes Lightroom and Photoshop), and revoke the license for older software. Further, Adobe tweeted that consumers “may face potential claim

For some photographers, the thought of continuing to use Adobe’s subscription-based products is unpalatable, and fortunately, there are a number of full-featured alternatives that come without the price nor baggage.

Making Sense of Instagram's Algorithm in 2019

How does Instagram's algorithm choose what appears in your feed? While its precise operation is a closely-guarded secret, here's what we do know.

While its specific operation is a closely-guarded secret, it’s not completely opaque. The social media scheduling tool HootSuite has published a detailed explanation of how it believes Instagram’s algorithm functions based on a briefing they’ve received from Instagram itself, plus their own research.

Unraveling The JPEG

JPEG images are everywhere in our digital lives, but behind the veil of familiarity lie algorithms that remove details that are imperceptible to the human eye. This produces the highest visual quality with the smallest file size—but what does that look li