Photographic

Announcement of the finalists for the National Portrait Gallery Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Award

Award-winning portraits include photographs of a London mother holding her baby; a child from a remote jungle village in Sierra Leone’s eastern province; a series on all-female drum majorettes in the Western Province of South Africa; and a double portrait of a couple of buyers taken in the English capital. The award is one of […]

Computer graphics

Is it cinema or computer graphics? Epic Games is getting closer to “photorealism” – see the video

CARY- Remember the old trade line “Is it real or is it Memorex?” regarding tape versus live audio? Well, fast forward to 2018. Epic Games is getting closer and closer to producing computer-generated imagery – special effects – with cinematic quality. Is it a real Porsche 911 Speedster or CGI? See the photo above. You […]

Computer graphics

Is it cinema or computer graphics? Epic Games is approaching “photorealism” – watch the video

CARRIE – Remember the old business phrase “Is it real or is it Memorex?” »Regarding the tape versus live audio? Well, fast forward to 2018. Epic games comes closer and closer to producing computer-generated images – special effects – at film quality. Is this a real Porsche 911 Speedster or CGI? See photo above. You […]

Computer graphics

NVIDIA Reinvents Computer Graphics with Turing Architecture

VANCOUVER – NVIDIA has reinvented computer graphics with the launch of the NVIDIA Turing GPU Architecture. The biggest step forward since the invention of the CUDA GPU in 2006, Turing offers new RT cores for accelerating ray tracing and new Tensor cores for AI inference which together for the first time make it possible to […]

Computer graphics

SIGGRAPH 2018 shines a light on women in infographics

Fran Kalal, head of character making at Pixar Animation Studios, will present her work as part of the “Incredibles 2: Follow Up, It Might Get Weird!” Program. manufacturing session. CHICAGO, Illinois – SIGGRAPH 2018, the world’s leading annual interdisciplinary educational event showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, highlights the many women from […]

Graphic illustration

We spoke to the Portland artist whose graphic illustration of Trump sparked national controversy

One of the Portland-based artist’s illustrations recently went viral – a graphic illustration of President Trump with a knife down his throat and blood spitting out from his neck. Creep – who refused to share his first name – had already sold the image on a few hundred T-shirts for about a year. But at […]