Digital Image Compositing Fundamentals

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Digital Image Compositing Fundamentals is an introductory title covering concepts central to digital imagery and digital image compositing using software packages such as Adobe Photoshop or the open source GIMP software, which is used for this book because it is free for commercial use. 

This book builds on the fundamental concepts of pixels, color depth and layers, and gets more advanced as chapters progress, covering pixel transparency using the alpha channel, pixel blending using Porter-Duff blending and transfer modes, and digital image file formats and key factors regarding a data footprint optimization work process.

What You'll Learn:

  • What are the most common memes in digital imaging 
  • What comprises a digital image compositing pipeline
  • What are the concepts behind digital imaging
  • How to install and use GIMP 2.8 or 2.9
  • What are and how to use the concepts behind color depth and image optimization
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This book is for those new to image compositing, editing.  Ideal for web developers, game developers who need to learn these kinds of fundamentals quickly and effectively.


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Digital Image Compositing Fundamentals introduces the reader to the concepts and terminology behind digital imaging, including pixels, channels, layers, compositing, alpha, masking, compression, blending, dithering, color depth and the like.

What You'll Learn:

  • What are the most common memes in digital imaging 
  • What comprises a digital image compositing pipeline
  • What are the concepts behind digital imaging
  • How to install and use GIMP 2.8 or 2.9
  • What are and how to use the concepts behind color depth and image optimization

About the Author:

Wallace Jackson has been writing for leading multimedia publications about his work in new media content development since the advent of Multimedia Producer Magazine nearly two decades ago, when he wrote about computer processor architectures for centerfolds (removable "mini-issue" insert) distributed at SIGGRAPH. Since then, Wallace has written for several other publications about his work in interactive 3D and new media advertising campaign design, including 3D Artist,Desktop Publishers Journal, CrossMedia, AVvideo and Kiosk Magazine.

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Book Description Apress. Paperback. Condition: New. 188 pages. Digital Imaging Compositing Fundamentals is an introductory title covering concepts central to digital imagery and digital image compositing using software packages such as Adobe Photoshop or the open source GIMP software. The book builds on the fundamental concepts of pixels, color depth and layers, and gets more advanced as chapters progress, covering pixel transparency using the alpha channel, pixel blending using Porter-Duff blending and transfer modes, and digital image file formats and key factors regarding a data footprint optimization work process. What youll learnThe terminology of digital imagingWhat comprises a digital image compositing pipelineConcepts behind digital imaging terminologyHow to install and use GIMPConcepts behind color depth and image optimizationDigital imaging compositing support on popular open source platformsHow digital image compositing is accomplished in Java, HTML5 and AndroidWho this book is for Photographers, Designers, Artists - anyone interested in Digital Image compositing and manipulation. Table of ContentsChapter 1. The Foundation of Digital Imaging: The PixelChapter 2. The Size of Digital Imaging: ResolutionChapter 3. The Shape of Digital Imaging: Aspect RatioChapter 4. The Color of Digital Imaging: Color TheoryChapter 5. The Digitization of Digital Imaging: Color DepthChapter 6. The Transparency of Digital Imaging: Alpha ChannelChapter 7. The Isolation of Digital Imaging: Masking ToolsChapter 8. The Organization of Digital Imaging: Using LayersChapter 9. The Algorithms of Digital Imaging: Porter-DuffChapter 10. The Modality of Digital Imaging: Modal OperationChapter 11. The Work Process of Digital Imaging: CompositingChapter 12. The Wow Factor of Digital Imaging: Special EffectsChapter 13. The Data Footprint of Digital Imaging: OptimizationChapter 14. The Automation of Digital Imaging: Programming This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Seller Inventory # 9781484216392

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