Boing Boing: This AI turns your headshot into a portrait painted by a master. “AI Portraits does an amazing job of creating original portraits based on photos of faces.” I tried this with several images. Sometimes it was good and sometimes it was… not kind.
The Next Web: This new photo AI lets you add, delete, and edit objects with one click. “The new tool, GAN (Generative Adversarial Network) Paint Studio, lets you upload a picture and manipulate it without ruining its original details. For instance, if you add a tree or grass to the scene, related objects will be rectified so as to make the resulting image look realistic.” Limited, as you might expect, but fun to play with. An unexpected timesink.
MakeUseOf: 5 Free Apps to Turn Photos Into Art on Android, iPhone, or Web. “Akin to Instagram filters, there are now apps that can turn a photo into a painting. From Munch’s Scream to Mondrian’s geometric genius, these artistic effect filter apps are easy to use, and available for both mobile and desktop.”
Remove .bg posted this update in late March and I missed it: Product Image Cutouts now available. “Up until now remove.bg worked for photos of persons only. Not anymore! Starting today, you can remove backgrounds from product photos 100% automatically and in less than 5 seconds.”
MakeUseOf: 7 Simple Single-Purpose Online Photo-Editing Apps to Bookmark. “There are countless photo-editing apps out there. But these are often serious programs that allow you to tweak every little detail of your image to make them Instagram-ready. However, at times, you may just want to perform a quick edit without having to learn the ropes. So here are the simple, single-purpose photo-editing apps you need to bookmark.”
Digital Trends: Nvidia’s A.I. Playground lets you edit photos, experience deep learning research. “On Monday, March 18, Nvidia launched A.I. Playground, a new online space where anyone can experience all the raw power of deep learning research. The new website currently features three demos for image editing, styling, as well as photorealistic image synthesis.”
How-To Geek: How to Upload the Best Looking Instagram Images. “Instagram is probably our favorite social network here at How-To Geek. We always want our photos to look their best, so I did the research. Here’s how to make your images look as good as possible on Instagram.”