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Creating a Century of Portraits in My Living Room

6 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

For the last 12 months, I have been working on a personal photo project. The goal of this project was to recreate a portrait from every decade from the 1920s until now. Each picture would highlight the candid life of someone who was living in that era versus what they were really feeling inside. I called this project a “Century of Portraits.”
This series traces the tropes of America's decades from the Great Depression to the depression elicited by the omnipresence of and addiction to smartphones today. Every moment in time contains a story deeper than solely what is visible, which is...
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Google Photos for iOS Can Now Adjust Bokeh in Portrait Mode Photos

Google Photos for iOS Can Now Adjust Bokeh in Portrait Mode Photos

6 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Google has released an update to the Google Photos app for iOS that brings bokeh adjustment for Portrait mode photos.
The company announced the news through a Tweet yesterday.
New to iOS, adjust the background blur and change the focus of your portrait mode photo.
Just pull up a portrait photo in Google Photos, click the editing icon to get to the editing menu, then tap it one more time to edit depth and focus.
- Google Photos November 19, 2018
“Just pull up a portrait photo in Google Photos, click the editing icon to get to the editing menu, then tap it one more time to edit depth and...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Springbrook Glory..Watercolor..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

Springbrook Glory..Watercolor..Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

Springbrook Glory is an unframed watercolor on a Crescent Watercolor Board. I started this one yesterday and finally finished it today.See below for stages of this piece. 15” x... Read more ...

Bruce the Eagle Gets his 15 Minutes of Fame in a Symmetrical Glamour Shot by...

Bruce the Eagle Gets his 15 Minutes of Fame in a Symmetrical Glamour Shot by Photographer Steve Biro

An eagle named Bruce, resident at the Canadian Raptor Conservancy in Ontario, recently took a dive over open water at the conservancy. Amateur photographer Steve Biro happened... Read more ...

Samsung AI Can Turn a Single Portrait Into a Realistic Talking Head

Samsung AI Can Turn a Single Portrait Into a Realistic Talking Head

There have been huge advancements in recent years in the area of AI “deepfakes”, or fake photos or videos of humans created using neural networks. Fake videos of a person... Read more ...

Ad Hoc Architecture Designs Hotel Inside a Cave for Rural Russia

Ad Hoc Architecture Designs Hotel Inside a Cave for Rural Russia

Vels Hotel. Image Courtesy of Ad Hoc Architecture Design practice Ad Hoc Architecture has created a new proposal for a hotel inside Volsovskaya cave in rural Russia. Dubbed the... Read more ...

Spanish Portal..Watercolor.Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

Spanish Portal..Watercolor.Texas Artist..Rae Andrews

This watercolor is on a Crescent Watercolor Board. It is presented unframed Spanish Portal15" x 20"$300 Plus S/H Prints of this image are also available through Fine Art... Read more ...

Geared to the Road: 1924

Geared to the Road: 1924

San Francisco circa 1924. "Hudson Super Six touring car at Spreckels Mansion." Plucked from the Shorpy Pantheon of Pharaonic Phaetons. Our title comes from the slogan on the... Read more ...

BIRDS IN THEIR ELEMENTS

BIRDS IN THEIR ELEMENTS

Starting Sunday afternoon, the local Audubon email alert was going wild. Best Warbler day ever, I read. The hotbed of activity seemed to be the south end of Boardman Lake... Read more ...

Canon Will ‘De-Click' Your RF Lens for $80

Canon Will ‘De-Click' Your RF Lens for $80

Canon has officially released details of its RF lens Control Ring “Clicking Sound Modification Service.” For $80, Canon will de-click any RF lens to make the Control Ring more... Read more ...

Lenny Kravitz Designed a $24K Leica with Faux Python Skin

Lenny Kravitz Designed a $24K Leica with Faux Python Skin

Leica and rock star Lenny Kravitz have teamed up to unveil a new limited edition Leica M Monochrom. Called the “Drifter” Set, the new Kravitz-designed camera features faux... Read more ...

Cross-Sections of Geological Formations and Views of the Cosmos Bring the...

Cross-Sections of Geological Formations and Views of the Cosmos Bring the World to Life in 19th Century Educational Charts

In 1887 Levi Walter Yaggy published the Geographical Portfolio - Comprising Physical, Political, Geological, and Astronomical Geography with his publishing company, Western... Read more ...