This AI Can Tell When Faces in Photos Were Photoshopped


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Fake photos are a rampant issue in our digital age, but researchers are working hard to restore a greater degree of trust to photography. One team has created a new AI that can detect when faces in photos were manipulated using Photoshop.

The researchers at Adobe and UC Berkeley have published their work in a new paper titled, “Detecting Photoshopped Faces by Scripting Photoshop,” explaining how the new method can figure out if Photoshop’s Face Aware Liquify feature was used.

First, the researchers trained a Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) using thousands of portraits scraped from the Internet that

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This AI Can Tell When Faces in Photos Were Photoshopped


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Fake photos are a rampant issue in our digital age, but researchers are working hard to restore a greater degree of trust to photography. One team has created a new AI that can detect when faces in photos were manipulated using Photoshop.

The researchers at Adobe and UC Berkeley have published their work in a new paper titled, “Detecting Photoshopped Faces by Scripting Photoshop,” explaining how the new method can figure out if Photoshop’s Face Aware Liquify feature was used.

First, the researchers trained a Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) using thousands of portraits scraped from the Internet that

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Why Using “Blockbuster” LUTs Doesn’t Make Your Footage Look Exactly Like Theatrical Films


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Your footage is already shot with lighting that makes it look “cinematic” and it’s time for color grading. You apply a teal-and-orange LUT preset, but although it is in the right direction, your video still lacks something that prevents it from having that blockbuster look.

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GQ Caught Photoshopping Women Into Group Photo of ‘Tech Titans’


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GQ Caught Photoshopping Women Into Group Photo of 'Tech Titans'

GQ has been caught publishing an image in which two female CEOs were Photoshopped in. The photo was taken during a trip where a series of “tech titans” took to a small Italian village in order to visit luxury designer Brunello Cucinelli, but a BuzzFeed News editor called them out after feeling the image looked suspicious.

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Here’s a Lesser-Known Photoshop Trick for Zooming Around Inside Photos


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If you’re zoomed into a photo in Photoshop, popular ways to move around include holding the spacebar (and then clicking and dragging) or clicking inside the Navigator panel. But there’s a lesser-known trick that’s just as handy, and the Photoshop Training Channel explains how it works in this 2-minute video.

Basically, you can easily reposition your view within the photo at the same zoom level without having to move your mouse to the Navigator window. Simply hold the ‘H‘ key and then click and hold your left mouse button. This will cause you to temporarily zoom out and

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Gradients Help You Fake the Look of Colored Lighting Gels in Photoshop


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Gradients Help You Fake the Look of Colored Lighting Gels in Photoshop

Colored lighting gels can take the illumination in your images from standard to outstanding by adding color for a touch of interest and depth. And while nothing can create that look quite like the real thing, you can fake an interesting colored gel effect for your images using some simple tricks in Photoshop.

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Gradients Help You Fake the Look of Colored Lighting Gels in Photoshop


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Gradients Help You Fake the Look of Colored Lighting Gels in Photoshop

Colored lighting gels can take the illumination in your images from standard to outstanding by adding color for a touch of interest and depth. And while nothing can create that look quite like the real thing, you can fake an interesting colored gel effect for your images using some simple tricks in Photoshop.

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Adobe Creative Cloud discontinued apps: Adobe clarifies its letter and list


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When Adobe published, recently, a list of software that could not be used any longer, it mixed CC apps with CS apps as Premiere Pro 6. I finally got a reply from Adobe about what is “legal” to use, now.

The letter sent recently by Adobe to some of its clients has not been very well received, because of  its tone, and also because by asking users to remove some of the older versions of the Creative Cloud apps, the company has created workflow problems to many professionals who depend on older versions to keep the ability to work with

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The Power of Luminosity Masks in Photoshop


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The Power of Luminosity Masks in Photoshop

Photoshop is a massive and nuanced program, for which there are many ways to accomplish any one task. However, one of the most useful techniques to know is luminosity masks, which are powerful and versatile additions to your editing arsenal. This helpful video will get you started with them.

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This Microbiologist Can Spot Your Fake Photos


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When National Geographic published Beth Moon’s images of “the world’s oldest trees by starlight,” seasoned astrophotographers like Adrien Mauduit cried foul. Not only were sections of the sky cloned, but specific stars were appearing in portions of the sky that were physical impossibilities.

As other astrophotographers chimed in, a microbiologist emerged as the most eagle-eyed of the bunch. Dr. Elisabeth Bik, a science consultant who runs Microbiome Digest (@microbiomdigest), started finding more manipulation in Moon’s work, as well as other images on the Nat Geo website and by photographers like Steve McCurry.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Photoshop Blending Modes


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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Photoshop Blending Modes

Blending modes are one of the most foundational features in Photoshop and something that almost anyone working with the program should understand well. This in-depth video will show you the ins and outs of every single blending mode, allowing you to better understand when to use each one and how they can help you achieve your desired results.

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