Constructing Reality, or Breaking the Rules?

AI-powered photo editing tools built into some of the latest smartphones, including the newly released Google Pixel 8 series, give us the ever-increasing ability to showcase our own versions of reality. Photography, as an extension of portraiture, has always been a “constructed” medium, so what makes these features feel so problematic? Is it all a bit of an overreaction? Let’s explore!

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