I suspect we will see a release shortly of Luminar AI, one of the most revolutionary photo editors to emerge in recent years. There is a special event scheduled for December 10. So I thought it appropriate to offer a commentary on the controversy surrounding AI in this week’s post. Controversy, you say? Read on.
It seems that everyone is weighing in on the move toward more and more machine-powered editing choices, also known as artificial intelligence or AI-based editing. What surprises me most is the number of commentaries where the writer admits to never having seen the capabilities being criticized, but the mere thought of machine-powered functionality must invariably mean both loss of control for the artist and cookie-cutter results.
I am not in that category. I have watched with glee and eager anticipation as companies such as Adobe and Skylum and ON1 embed more and more intelligence in their products. I have concluded early that there is no loss of control at all: nothing could be further from the truth. Continue reading “AI AI, Oh”