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I am an experienced author with expertise in digital communication, stock media, design, and creative tools. I have closely followed and reported on AI developments in this field since its early days. I have gained valuable industry insight through my work with leading digital media professionals since 2014.
I am an experienced author specializing in digital communication, stock media, design, and creative tools, enthusiastically following and reporting on AI developments in this space, from the early days of reverse image search and automatic image editing to the latest image upscaling and AI image generation tools.
I have been researching and writing about digital visual technology, image licensing, and creative design since 2014, working directly with renowned industry experts and shaping up a communication-focused insight on both the supplier and consumer sides of the market. I write for Stock Photo Secrets and Footage Secrets, among other industry publications.
Meta, the umbrella company that owns brands like Instagram, Whatsapp, and Facebook, recently announced its first AI image generator, Emu, along with a slow roll-out of AI integrations across its platform. The company, which is purposely taking its time to jump on the AI bandwagon, has now disclosed its plans to bring a large variety of AI […]
In the world of AI, one of the most captivating advancements is in the realm of visual art – Generative AI has enabled the creation of AI-generated images or AI art, essentially turning text into visually striking images. Delving into behind-the-scenes stats and figures is one of the best ways to fully understand generative AI's […]
Leading startup OpenAI recently announced they’re rolling out new capabilities for their popular AI chatbot, ChatGPT, to allow it to “see, hear, and speak.” Adding voice and image recognition, thus turning ChatGPT into a full-on multimodal AI tool, they intend to let users interact with and get more value out of the app. This announcement follows […]
Getty Images, the notable stock media licensing agency, has unveiled its proprietary AI image generator called Generative AI by Getty Images. This promising new tool has been crafted in partnership with NVIDIA. Unlike other AI image generators, Generative AI uses Getty Images' extensive content library for training and is said to produce AI-generated pictures that […]
The dominant video creation and sharing platform, YouTube, has become the latest big name to join the AI frenzy as they announced the introduction of AI-powered video generative tools into their service. A new text-to-image feature will allow creators on the YouTube Shorts segment to generate video or image backgrounds by typing out the desired […]
OpenAI, the forerunner AI firm, has released a preview of the third version of Dall-E, its renowned text-to-image generator. Dall-E 3 presents a crucial upgrade as it lets customers use ChatGPT –the company’s impressive AI chatbot– for image prompt writing; it also improved the tool's interpretative abilities to understand more detail and nuance than ever before. The […]
Adobe announced today the full commercial release of Adobe Firefly, its native family of generative AI models that powers features available as stand-alone and integrated into Creative Cloud applications, previously in beta. Along with the full commercial availability, they’ve also rolled out a credit system to pay for the generative AI features. We have all the […]
BRIA, a company specializing in visual generative AI, announced today the release of a suite of visual generative AI foundation models that have been trained exclusively with licensed content from stock photography agencies they've teamed up with. This new, responsible generative AI technology seeks to be a solution for creators and artists to be properly compensated for using […]
Google has recently introduced SynthID, a unique watermark developed by Google’s DeepMind team that is invisible to the human eye but detectable by AI tools and is intended to identify AI-generated images. The team has been focusing on this project for several years, as they believe that it's essential to create reliable tools that can differentiate […]
Shutterstock recently unveiled a new visual AI tool that generates custom 3D scene backgrounds from text prompts. This application, built on NVIDIA’s cloud-based visual AI developing service Picasso, hopes to improve workflows for videogame, film, and advertising creatives and meet the increasing demand for immersive world creation. It also clarifies that 3D modeling is one of […]