As We See It…
In this age of sharing and re-sharing images, a watermark is the only visible solution to the problem of copyright violation. Well, that is going to change soon, or so does it appear. Google recently announced the development of an algorithm that can remove watermarks without a trace, making many stock agencies see red. But should you be worried? Here is a glimpse at the world of copyright. How does the algorithm erase watermarks? This can be explained in plain language thus. The algorithm first detects the watermark in the image and registers the tonality and other characteristics of the pattern. It then scans the entire image and accurately maps the patterns constituting the watermark. […]
- Ronaldo Schemidt wins World Press Photo Award 2018
AFP staff photographer Ronaldo Schemidt has won the 2018 World Press Photo Award for his image entitled Venezuela Crisis. The image also won the first prize in the Spot News Single category. The image shows José Víctor Salazar Balza […]
- Fujifilm launches X-H1 in India
Fujifilm India has launched its new X-series mirrorless camera, the X-H1, featuring a robust body and 5-axis in-body image stabilisation. The camera, which is aimed at video professionals, also features flicker reduction mode, the new Eterna film simulation mode, ideal […]
A journalist by profession and photographer by passion, I have been officially part of the imaging industry for over 10 years...