Procuring the perfect spokesperson for your brand has never been more convenient, more economical or more effective; thanks to the emergence of AI imaging technologies. Today’s businesses are under greater pressure, than ever before, to “put a face” on their brand. They need characters that are handsome, professional, diverse, approachable and believable. Those perfect people are not always on your payroll, ready & able to become the face of your brand. Why not simply create the perfect spokesperson? You can…using the power of AI. Michael ONeill spent more than four decades as a professional portrait photographer and has brought that experience into the world of AI portraiture. Creating a powerful, believable, photorealistic portrait is not simply a matter of typing a few random keywords into an AI image generator and hoping for the best. No. AI portraiture requires very specific prompt engineering based around the craft of fine traditional portrait photography. The reasons a lifelong photographer like Michael is necessary for the success of your photorealistic AI image creation are many. Here’s a few of the highlights:
Technical Mastery: Over four decades, a photographer has mastered the technical aspects of traditional photography, including composition, lighting, exposure, and post-processing techniques. This foundation is crucial when transitioning to digital and AI image creation, as it provides a deep understanding of the principles that underpin great images.
Adaptability to Technological Changes: The field of photography has undergone significant technological advancements over the years, from film to digital and now incorporating AI. Someone with four decades of experience has witnessed and adapted to these changes, showcasing their ability to stay current with technology trends and integrate new tools into their workflow.
Artistic Vision and Creativity: Long-term exposure to various photographic styles and projects enables a photographer to develop a unique artistic vision and creative flair. This artistic sensibility can greatly enhance the quality and aesthetic appeal of digital and AI-generated images.Understanding of Client Needs: With years of client interactions, a seasoned photographer becomes adept at understanding and meeting client expectations. This client-centric approach is crucial in digital and AI image creation, where the final product often serves specific purposes and targets particular audiences.
Experience with Diverse Subjects: A photographer with four decades of experience has worked with a wide range of subjects and in various settings. This diversity in experience contributes to a broad skill set that can be applied to different types of digital and AI image creation, from portraits to landscapes and beyond.
Storytelling Skills: Many photographers develop a storytelling approach to their work, conveying narratives through visual elements. This storytelling ability is valuable in digital and AI image creation, as it can enhance the emotional impact and engagement of the final product.
Professional Network: Over the years, a seasoned photographer builds a network of contacts within the industry. This network can be leveraged when working on digital and AI projects, providing access to collaborations, resources, and opportunities.
In the world of photorealistic AI portraits, Michael is widely regarded as one of the top practitioners. Take a few minutes to explore this “Digital Magic” gallery and see the variety of people that Michael has created for his clients: professionals, executives, skilled laborers, scientists, doctors, and on and on. The perfect candidate for your spokesperson role might already be in Michael’s extensive library made up of thousands of stock images. If not, he’ll create the perfect candidate for the position on a moment’s notice.