Thanks to artificial intelligence, they bring people from the past back to life and it's just amazing


Author: Clark Tos
2022-11-05 13:25:02

Artificial intelligence is a useful tool for some artists, whether creating portraits of historical figures such as Cleopatra or generating images representing what deceased pop icons would look like if they were still alive today. today. For the creators of the YouTube channel Mystery Scoop, AI is used to render movements more lifelike, thus enhancing incredible restored portraits.

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One of the channel's videos, titled 19th Century Portraits Brought to Life, features some of their best work. Using programs like Photoshop and with the help of colorists like expert duo Klimbim and Lorenzo Folli, photos are quickly restored and colorized. Then, using the 'latest technology tools artificial intelligence », facial movements are added. The resulting video is a gallery of old black and white portraits that transform before your eyes. They seem larger than life, with blinks and smiles.

On the web, the reactions to this video have been very positive. Many have addressed in the comments the idea of ​​legacy and life after death. A viewer thanked Mystery Scoop saying: 'I don't know why, but I had tears in my eyes watching this video, as if for a moment we observed exactly what the photographer did while looking through the lens that day, so many decades ago. » They continue: “It's about real people who mattered to someone at some point. Even though we don't know them, and we don't know what type of person they were, we briefly had the honor of witnessing this moment in their lives, and for a few seconds they existed for someone again. 'a. »

Bring old photos to life

Whether it's a painted portrait from the 17th century or a photo 80s, each image on their channel is meticulously crafted as a life moment that gives viewers an idea of ​​what precisely the artist or photographer saw at the time of its framing. Some of their videos provide historical context about a particular time, person, or event, while others simply highlight the awe-inspiring nature of their creations. The Mystery Scoop team is looking to 'to breathe realism into still images, statues and paintings' , in order to offer fans a 'unique viewing experience' , and the least we can say is that it's a success!

Here are some of their craziest creations:

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