AI EXPERIMENTS

Capturing Emotion: Exploring Iconic Kisses Through Photography

Rediscovering History’s Most Memorable Kisses with a Modern Twist: An AI-Assisted Photographic Journey

Samuele
5 min readFeb 23, 2024

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Today, I’m venturing into something a bit different from my usual content. I’ve decided to explore some of the most beautiful, renowned, and iconic photographs in history. Why, you ask? Firstly, it stems from my own curiosity. Despite my modest successes in photography, I find it to be a fascinating and thrilling art form. The second reason is, once again, curiosity. I’m intrigued by the idea of whether it’s possible to replicate some of these legendary shots using Generative AI.

I’m not yet sure if this will lead to a series of posts; that largely depends on the outcomes of my experiments with these images. Will the AI-generated versions resemble the originals closely enough? Will they capture the same evocative spirit? Time will tell. For now, let’s begin with the six most famous kisses in photographic history. Admittedly, my expertise in this area is limited, so I’ve taken guidance from a notable photography magazine, ‘Il Fotografo’.

Kiss at Times Square — Alfred Eisenstaedt

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Samuele

I'm a hobby programmer, experimenting with Svelte, Javascript, Construct 3 and magic tools