• Here's What Happens When You Post a Photo to Instagram Hundreds of Times

    9 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    Photographer Janick Entremont took a portrait of himself, uploaded it to Instagram, downloaded it, and repeated that process over 300 times to see what the photo-sharing service's compression algorithms would do to the image. The resulting project is titled “ facetinction | A temporary portrait .”
    “Quality loss and alienation of the picture are consequences of an algorithmic compression,” Entremont writes. “What will last from your digital data? Not existing faces are created - instead, some that already exist are arranged to fit. Being altered and changing becomes one. Until nothing is...
    Read more ...