10 Questions to a Founder : Picasso Labs – Kaptur While billions of images are being shared daily, little to nothing is known about how viewers respond to them. Until now. Using hundreds of thousands of data points extracted from million of images, Picasso Labs offers the first A.I. powered insight tool for images. Thanks […]
Halide is a beautiful iPhone camera app with gesture-based pro controls | 9to5Mac Toggles include automatic and manual control; gesture-based ISO, shutter speed, and white balance adjustments; RAW + JPG capture; plus a 3×3 grid and super handy level tool. These settings can be adjusted on-the-fly with a swipe down and a tap or completely […]
Don’t Let AI Ruin Your Photography – PhotoShelter Blog This week, Google’s AlphaGo program beat the world’s best Go player, Ke Jie, in 2 straight games in a best of 5 series. Go is considered to be the world’s hardest board game, and some AI experts didn’t think that a machine would be able to […]
Google Will Soon Be Able to Remove Unwanted Objects from Your Photos “Say you take a picture of your daughter at a baseball game, and there’s something obstructing it,” says Google. “We can do the hard work, and remove that obstruction.”
Eric Kim Proves the Value (and Fallacy) of SEO for Photographers At the surface, the phenomena seems entirely meritocratic – use hard work to circumvent the traditional gatekeepers, thereby building an audience that one can then monetize. But the insidious by-product is a “fake news” quality to the content. Should we believe and/or value the information?
Instagram’s New Algorithm Has Been Great… for Instagram It’s a similar story at Twitter, where a shift from chronological posting to algorithmic sorting has been credited with driving a surprising jump in new users
Move over Snap: Facebook is the camera company to beat Just as the world finally figured out why Snap relabeled itself as a camera company, last week Facebook proclaimed it’s not just a camera company, it’s a camera company built on the world’s ambitious augmented reality platform.
Content Based Intelligent Cropping we present a technique that we use for intelligent cropping: a fully automatic method that preserves the image’s content. We’ve included some example code so you can explore on your own, and some real-world examples from Curalate’s products
The endgame for cameras is having no camera at all I think we’ll one day be able to capture images without any photographic equipment at all.
Deep Photo Style Transfer a deep-learning approach to photographic style transfer that handles a large variety of image content while faithfully transferring the reference style
Platform Companies Are Becoming More Powerful — but What Exactly Do They Want? Platforms seek total control even as they abdicate responsibility. In other words, they’re perfect.
Enhance! Google Uses AI to ‘Rebuild’ a Portrait from an 8×8-Pixel Image First, the program is given an 8 x 8 pixel image, which it “maps” to a similar higher resolution sample to produce a workable outline of the portrait or scene. Then, a second network adds resolution to that image
From Artificial Intelligence to Intelligent Imaging we need more smartness in our photo lives: we’re taking way too many photos, which are way too difficult to keep track of, way too hard to enhance into must-keep masterpieces, and way too time-consuming to combine with other content into enticing collages, multimedia trailers, or printed photobooks
My Farewell to Twitter Playing the wrong game was turning me into someone I did not want to be: a petty, dependent validation hog. An embarrassing example: If someone did not like or retweet one of my tweets within three minutes after posting, my anxiety would skyrocket to the point that I would delete it […]
This Chrome Add-On Shows You What Facebook ‘Sees’ In Your Photos Every time you upload a photo to Facebook, the social network analyzes it and adds tags so that a computer can “describe” your photo to any visually impaired friends who run across it with their screen reader. Now, you too can see what Facebook […]
Google Helping Mobile Publishing? Some Publishers Are Not So Sure AMP has since delivered on its promise of faster mobile web pages. Even so, publishers — of smaller sites, especially, or individual bloggers — are beginning to worry about giving too much control to Google in exchange for zippier web pages
148 Photo Editing Tools and Apps
Macphun Unveils Luminar, the Photo Editor that Adapts to Your Skill Level The newly announced app is a full blown non-destructive RAW photo editor, built from the ground up around two things: simplicity and creativity.
Adobe is Working on Some Crazy AI-Powered Features, Here’s a Peek First, it can manipulate an image based on very basic coloring, sketching, or warping commands. So you can change the shape, color, and size of an object in just a brush stroke or two, with the final product maintaining as natural a look as […]
Is This Computer Algorithm Better Than Photo Editors? Compare how TIME’s photo editors and the EyeEm algorithm ranked the following 20 images.