I have to agree with Marek about one thing: It feels like cheating. To generate so many and such great images so quickly is really a miracle of technology. What does this mean for the future of stock databases as we know them?
Erik has already given a Like to more than a million photos on Unsplash. What drives him to do it? And what does it mean that they have disappeared?
Even with a normal photo taken with a camera, many things can be manipulated, be it through exposure, perspective or cropping. But somewhere there is an end – and you have to resort to image manipulation to achieve your goal.
Of course, the main reason you should take pictures is to create works that you are happy with. But when they are then seen or even used by others – that is a particularly nice feeling. I talk to food photographer Micheile about her story on Unsplash.
On the Internet, Unsplash photos are used countless times every day. But it’s remarkable every time a work leaves the virtual world and is actually used physically. Three high-quality winter photos have beautified this bathroom.
Unlike the story of the TikTok background that I recently told here…
That Unsplash, as one of the world’s largest stock image databases, naturally…