Winner of world's first AI art award blends surrealism and documentary in unusual portrait

Prompted Peculiar – AI Prize
Twin Sister in Love - Winner of Promopted Peculiar International AI Prize (Image credit: Annika Nordenskiöld)

Since AI photography first entered our stratosphere, it’s been a point of controversy. Hyper-realistic, computer-generated images are now so convincing that it’s hard to distinguish real photos taken with a camera from those created with text prompts. 

Last year Boris Eldgasen won (but rejected) the creative category at the Sony World Photo Awards, opening up a worldwide conversation about if and how AI and photography can coexist. Now he’s judging the the world’s first AI art award. 

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.