Authentic Headshots over AI-Generated

I have to admit, I find myself intrigued by the advancements in artificial intelligence (AI). Especially when it now promises seamless and perfect headshots at the click of a button. So I took it upon myself to compare the allure of AI-generated images against the timeless charm and authenticity of real professional headshots by trying it out for myself.

The Fascination with AI-Generated Headshots

These platforms promise quick fixes, allowing one to tweak features, adjust lighting, and essentially craft an idealized version of yourself. Let me be the first to say, the results were quite shocking…and not in a good way.

They looked nothing like me! The “flawless” finish looked robotic and fake, completely missing the nuances and characteristics that make me…me. In addition, some of the photos, I was even given blue eyes! It became evident that these AI creations were mere digital masks, concealing the genuine essence of who I am. Check them out below:

The Importance of Authenticity

In a world saturated with carefully curated online personas, the value of authenticity cannot be overstated. Authenticity fosters genuine connections and allows others to see the real person behind the digital facade. Genuine relationships are built on trust and transparency, qualities that are compromised when AI-generated headshots replace authentic representations.

Professional headshots, captured by skilled photographers, like yours truly, possess an irreplaceable authenticity that AI-generated images simply can’t replicate. Real photographs not only capture your physical features but also your personality, confidence, and unique charm – elements that simply cannot be mimicked by algorithms.

Embracing the Uniqueness

Unlike AI-generated images that adhere to predetermined standards of beauty, real professional headshots celebrate YOUR uniqueness. They actually look like you, because they are YOU! Compare the AI headshots above to my real ones below and you’ll see what I mean!

In Conclusion

When you opt for a professional photoshoot, you are not merely getting a picture; you are investing in an experience that is tailored to reflect your individuality. Photographers engage with you to bring out your true self, creating a narrative that extends beyond the superficial. This personal touch makes all the difference.

If your ready to capture the real, authentic you, get in touch here.


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