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In article<jK-dnS8urYhDiZ_HnZ2dnUU78RGdnZ2d@brightview.co.uk>,
newshound<newshound@stevejqr.plus.com> wrote:

> >>> Blurred photo? Instead of deleting it, software could make it sharp again
> >>>
> >>> The end of low res and blurry images could be nigh.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> http://home.bt.com/tech-gadgets/photography/artificial-intelligence...
> >>> re-
> >>> enhancenet-sharpens-photos-11364227072791
> >>
> >> Sorry, that's not a "photograph". It's an eye-pleasing reconstruction,
> >> filling in details that don't actually exist. (3automated texture
> >> synthesis2 that aims to recreate realistic textures in images)
> > 
> > *all* photographs have some amount of what you call eye-pleasing
> > reconstruction and filling in details that don't actually exist.
> > 
> > computational photography is the next big thing.
> 
> But not the "image enhancement" that we first saw in Blade Runner and is 
> now almost obligatory in every forensic crime laboratory drama.

that's not intended to be real, and anything can be overdone.

plenty of film photos and movies 'reconstruct' reality.

it's just easier now.