AI vs Stock Photos

Tim Wells
6 min readMar 31

Can AI produce stock photos as good as stock photo sites?

The more I read about AI image generation taking over the job of photographers the more I wonder how much truth there is to it. After all, when photography started, painters claimed it would ruin their art. Did it? Do painters still paint?

Bearing in mind that these AI image generation tools must be trained on a set of data in order to do what…

Tim Wells

Self taught software developer and photographer.