A Portrait of Gabriel Kulp
Do you think this image is real? Hah, this image was CGI generated!
What about this one:
Wrong again! This image was also CGI generated. The point here being you should never believe you eyes and that hyper-realism is the death of trust in your vision.
Okay, hyper-realism is actually a bit of scary issue. Imagine you are watching the news and they use false imagery calling it live feed. For instance, let’s say CNN had a fake reporter live on a dangerous scene, but in reality they lied and used green screen to place their reporter in the scene. If you thought this example was to specific to not be true, you were right:
So even though I was joking about the topic above, I do believe this is an issue that should be discussed more. Let me know your thoughts on hyperreality.
“We experience something called “the death of the real”: we live our lives in the realm of hyperreality, connecting more and more deeply to things like television sitcoms, music videos, virtual reality games, or Disneyland, things that merely simulate reality.” – Doug Mann on Jean Baudrillard