Adobe Photoshop Element’s Face Tilt feature allows you to repositions faces in your photos to direct their gaze back towards the camera (or anywhere else you see fit). Washington Post photo editor Olivier Laurent asks whether Adobe has gone too far.
In this episode of the PhotoShelter podcast “Vision Slightly Blurred,” Sarah Jacobs and Allen Murabayashi also discuss: photographer Melissa Golden gets critical of pandemic portraiture, Gary He launches a subscription-based food newsletter to diversify his income, and we celebrate Indigenous People’s day and the work of Edward Curtis.
We mention the following photographers, articles, and websites in this episode:
- Adobe Now Lets You Easily Adjust Where Everyone in a Photo is Looking (via Gizmodo)
- Washington Post photo editor Olivier Laurent asks whether Adobe should be releasing photo manipulation tools like Face Tilt.
- Melissa Golden express her dismay at the monotony of pandemic news portraiture
- Ryan Pfluger photographs Paris Hilton for InStyle
- Jake Michaels portraits of Larry David
- Kehlani by Emman Montalvan
- Diplo by Alex Welsh
- Justin von Oldershausen’s Meet the Neighbors
- Gary He’s Astrolabe
- The Uncertain Promises of Indoor Dining in New York City (via New Yorker)
- Edward Curtis: Coming to Light (via PBS)
- Natives Photograph