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Digital Images: A Practical Guide

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Designed to be a practical guide for non-experts,this book will describe everything a person should know to begin working with digital images. It discusses where to find images,what software programs are used to manipulate images and covers concepts such as scanning and resolution. It also discusses legal and copyright issues to help readers avoid serious legal problems.

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Overview

Designed to be a practical guide for non-experts,this book will describe everything a person should know to begin working with digital images. It discusses where to find images,what software programs are used to manipulate images and covers concepts such as scanning and resolution. It also discusses legal and copyright issues to help readers avoid serious legal problems.

Whether you're an artist or not, this book will give you a working knowledge of digital image concepts. It discusses what software programs are used for various images and covers computer art concepts such as scanning and resolution. It then covers how to create your own digital images or obtain existing ones and describes how to manipulate computer pictures and how to produce them.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078821134
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
  • Publication date: 8/28/1995
  • Pages: 431
  • Product dimensions: 7.34 (w) x 9.03 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The World of Digital Images 1
2 The Digital Imaging Studio 15
3 Understanding Color Concepts 49
4 Digital Imaging Software Overview 71
5 Using Digital File Formats 97
6 All About Resolution 113
7 Using a Scanner 129
8 Using a Digital Camera and Capturing Video 147
9 Using Photo CDs 167
10 Creating Two-Dimensional Digital Images 185
11 Creating 3D Digital Images 213
12 Stocking Up on Digital Images 245
13 Copyright Issues 265
14 Enhancing Images 275
15 Creating Special Effects 305
16 Using Multimedia Programs 339
17 Printing and Calibration 367
18 Outputting to the Web, Video, and CD-ROMs 385
A: Vendor List 401
Index 407
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