How artificial intelligence is transforming the photo editing industry

Luminar AI
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Artificial intelligence is quickly becoming one of the key buzzwords of the 21st century, with various industries taking advantage of this emerging technology to improve their products and user experience. From healthcare to education, AI has become incredibly important and will no doubt help shape the next few decades. The photo editing industry is no different, with the recently announced application Luminar AI from Skylum using artificial intelligence to help users save time and effort when editing their photos.

The purist in you might be tempted to shy away from mixing artificial intelligence with your own carefully crafted photos. However, AI has been a part of photography for years, with smartphone cameras using sophisticated mechanisms such as machine learning, color enhancement and other digital solutions to visually improve images. 

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