Samsung Says Photos Aren’t Real! (feat. The Verge’s Allison Johnson) | The PetaPixel Podcast

Have you ever wondered if the photos you see online are truly real or if they’ve been digitally altered in some way? In a recent episode of The PetaPixel Podcast, hosts Mike and Brian discuss a controversial statement made by Samsung claiming that photos can’t be trusted because they aren’t real. They are joined by Allison Johnson from The Verge, who offers insight into the issue and discusses the importance of authenticity in photography. In this blog post, we will delve deeper into this topic and explore the implications of digital manipulation on the credibility of images in today’s digital age.

Samsung Says Photos Aren’t Real! (feat. The Verge’s Allison Johnson) | The PetaPixel Podcast

Samsung Says Photos Aren’t Real!

Featuring The Verge’s Allison Johnson

Hey welcome back my Peta pixel podcast Pals. It’s time for another episode. It’s your buddy Jordan Drake here with Jiren Schneider and Chris Nichols. If you’re watching on YouTube, there’s a fourth box here. We’ve got a special guest this week, it’s Allison Johnson from DP Review who is now with The Verge. Thank you for joining us, Allison!

High School Subjects of Choice

This week, let’s share our high school subjects of choice. What was the one that you just crushed?

Alison: English Literature

Jiren: English Literature and History

Chris: English Literature and Drama

Jordan: English, but in a unique way with a film studies twist

Discussion Topics

We’ve got some cool stuff to talk about today regarding Samsung and computational photography. Samsung is having a challenging financial quarter and questioning the authenticity of photos. We’ll also discuss if we’ve reached a threshold for what computational photography can achieve. Stay tuned for our tech support segment and what we’ve been up to!

Sponsorship Mention: OM System

Thanks to OM System for sponsoring this episode! They recently announced their new flagship camera, the OM-1 Mark I, along with two new lenses. Check out reviews on the camera and explore their latest products on

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Italian courts have ordered Getty to remove photos of Michelangelo’s David from their libraries. This interesting development was covered by Matt Grou from our news team. Stay updated on this story for more details.

FAQ about “Samsung Says Photos Aren’t Real! (feat. The Verge’s Allison Johnson)”

  1. What is the controversy surrounding Samsung’s claim about photos?

    Samsung recently made a statement claiming that photos aren’t real due to the advancements in AI and deepfake technology.

  2. Who discussed this topic on The PetaPixel Podcast?

    The Verge’s Allison Johnson was featured on The PetaPixel Podcast to talk about Samsung’s claim and its implications.

  3. What are the concerns raised by Samsung’s statement?

    Many people are concerned about the potential misuse of AI and deepfake technology to create fake photos and videos for malicious purposes.

  4. How should photographers and media consumers approach this issue?

    It is important for photographers and media consumers to be aware of the technologies being used to manipulate images and videos and to verify the authenticity of visual content.

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