Bring Back (?) the Noise: A Contrarian Take on DxO PureRAW 3
I look at DxO PureRAW 3 and how its incredible performance might lead us to accepting too-soft images.
The Paralysis of “Best”
[This post first appeared in Photo AI, my newsletter about how computational photography is fundamentally changing photography as we know it. Subscribe here, or view the archives at Photo-AI.com.] Last week the good folks over at Glass posted on Mastodon: "Hi. Hit us with your best photo on Glass. Just because. 🗣️ Show 🗣️ us 🗣️ ...
AI Photo Software Is Converging
Companies are consolidating AI photo tools. What does this mean for you? I explore this move in my latest Smarter Image column.
Bring the Noise: AI De-Noise Software
In my latest Smarter Image column for Popular Photography, I look at how AI-assisted de-noising tools can make you a better photographer while you're shooting.
Presets Don’t Have to Be Lame
Good old-fashion presets are more powerful when combined with AI-assisted subject masking.
Is Bird AF Really Cool AF?
Popular Photography is running a bird-photography theme this week, so my contribution with my Smarter Image column is a look at the Bird AF (autofocus) features in some of the newest camera models. The big question is: does it really make a difference? I don’t own a camera with the feature, so I reached out ...
Turbocharge Wedding Edits with the Help of AI
For Popular Photography's Wedding Week, I wrote about using AI tools to speed up the process of editing wedding photos.
Photocombobulate 19: Rise of the Machines
It's time to address the robot in the middle of the room: AI, ML, and computational photography.
Sky’s the Limit(ed)
In my latest Smarter Image column for PopPhoto, I look at three tools for replacing skies in photos.
Sneak Peek at My CreativePro Week 2022 Session
View a sneak-peek video of my AI and machine learning session at the CreativePro Week event May 9-13, 2022 in Washington, D.C.