Camera and lens shipment data for May continues April’s pleasing growth trend, with mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras now accounting for just under 80 percent of… Read more
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AI image generators are being used to create photo realistic representations of newsworthy events, leading to concern that the new technology is threatening the integrity of photojournalism.
There is curiosity about how the new AI text-prompted image generators like Midjourney and OpenAI's Dall-E can be used in a valid way, with various experiments exploring the limits of the powerful technology. And even photojournalism doesn't appear to be safe. Read more
CIPA's camera and lens shipment data from 2019 to 2022 show that Covid lockdowns around the world punched a big hole in the photographic industry, while revenues - to the camera makers, at least - have largely recovered on significantly lower shipped volumes. Read more
High levels of government funding has contributed to the rude financial health for Sydney's Head On Photo Festival and the Ballarat International Foto Biennale (BIFB). Melbourne's Photo Australia, meanwhile, teetered close to running out of cash despite garnering significant public and private sector funding. Read more