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The Death of Photography by AI

me: write a blog post about generative ai models and the risk the hold on the photography industry. writing style sarcastic and descriptive. keep it between 500 - 700 words. GO! Bard: The Death of Photography by AI The art of photography is in danger. Not from the rise of the smartphone, nor from the decline of film, but from a more insidious threat: generative AI models. These models are trained on vast datasets of images, and can then generate new images that are indistinguishable from real photographs. This means that anyone with a computer can now create photorealistic images, without any of the skill or artistry that used to be required. This has a number of implications for the photography industry. For one thing, it means that there is now a glut of cheap, easily accessible images. This has put downward pressure on prices, and made it harder for professional photographers to make a living. It also means that the value of photographs is being eroded. In the past, a photograph was a unique and irreplaceable record of a moment in time. But now, anyone can create a photorealistic image of anything they want. This makes it difficult to distinguish between real and fake images, and undermines the credibility of photography as a medium. In the long term, generative AI models could even lead to the end of photography as we know it. If anyone can create photorealistic images, then there will be no need for professional photographers. This would be a huge loss for the arts, and for society as a whole. Of course, there are some who argue that generative AI models are a good thing for photography. They say that they can democratize the medium, and make it possible for anyone to create beautiful images. They also argue that AI can be used to create new and innovative forms of photography. I'm not convinced. I believe that generative AI models pose a serious threat to the photography industry. They are cheap, easy to use, and can produce photorealistic images. This makes them a powerful tool for those who want to exploit photography for commercial gain, but it does little to help the art of photography itself. In the end, I believe that the future of photography lies with human photographers. We are the ones who have the skills and the artistry to create truly memorable images. We are the ones who can capture the beauty of the world in a way that AI never can. So let's not give up on photography just yet. Let's fight back against the rise of generative AI models, and defend the art of photography for future generations. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The rise of generative AI models is a threat to the very soul of photography. These soulless machines can churn out photorealistic images with the click of a button, but they lack the essential human touch that makes photography art. A photograph is more than just a collection of pixels. It is a record of a moment in time, captured by a human being with a unique perspective. It is a piece of history, a testament to the power of the human eye and the human imagination. But generative AI models can't capture any of that. They can only produce soulless imitations of reality. They are the photographic equivalent of a Hallmark card: pretty, but ultimately meaningless. The rise of generative AI models is a sign of the times. We live in a world that is increasingly dominated by technology. We are becoming more and more disconnected from the natural world, and from each other. Photography is one of the few things that can still connect us to the world around us. It can help us to see the beauty in the everyday, and to appreciate the fleeting moments of our lives. So let's not let generative AI models take that away from us. Let's keep photography human, and let's keep it alive.

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