Articles written by Jack Alexander
The image that has quickly become synonymous with the Trump administration’s controversial border policy which saw children separated from their families has, the girl’s father suggests, been used to feed a media agenda after it was confirmed the girl was not taken away from her family.
Kanye West is no stranger to controversy, and his latest move shows he clearly doesn’t shy away from it. New reports claim he paid $85,000 to acquire the usage rights of a photo of Whitney Houston’s bathroom — taken after an alleged drug binge, complete with drug paraphernalia — for a new album cover.
Having your images stolen and used against your will has all but become the norm for many working photographers. One gig photographer who confronted the record label editing and using her images, however, was greeted with insults as they told her she “doesn’t have the portfolio to back up [her] prices.”
The age of social media has brought with it a new type of advertising campaign. Companies are more in touch with their customers than ever and are always looking at creative ways to engage with their audience and show a bit of personality. KFC’s latest adverts are doing exactly that, after their released images creatively using fried chicken to imitate explosions.
Content-Aware Fill in its concept is nothing entirely new. But fresh off the back of their photo-merging software, NVIDIA has released fresh technology that can reconstruct photos like never before. Check out the photo examples to see how extraordinary the technology has become.
Despite stemming from 2011, the case regarding the copyright of a photo technically taken by a monkey is not over yet. Even though photographer David Slater and animal rights group PETA reached an agreement last year, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has now rejected the request.