Focal Digital Imaging A to Z [NOOK Book]

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"In this A-Z guide, Adrian Davies explains all the jargon associated with digital imaging. Perfect for both the amateur and professional, you will find a comprehensive range of over 1000 definitions and explanations covering all areas of digital imaging from accelerator card to zoom lens reflex." "Fully updated to cover all the latest techniques and technological developments, new extended sections cover all the important terms, including CCDs, colour management, resolution, sharpening and compression." Illustrated throughout with high quality
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Focal Digital Imaging A to Z

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Overview

"In this A-Z guide, Adrian Davies explains all the jargon associated with digital imaging. Perfect for both the amateur and professional, you will find a comprehensive range of over 1000 definitions and explanations covering all areas of digital imaging from accelerator card to zoom lens reflex." "Fully updated to cover all the latest techniques and technological developments, new extended sections cover all the important terms, including CCDs, colour management, resolution, sharpening and compression." Illustrated throughout with high quality colour images, The Focal Digital Imaging A-Z is supported by a constantly updated website, giving information on other useful resources.

In this clear, easy-to-use A-Z guide, Adrian Davies explains all the jargon associated with digital imaging. Perfect for both the amateur and professional, you will find a comprehensive range of over 1000 definitions and explanations in this essential handy resource.

Fully updated to cover all the latest techniques and technological developments, new extended sections cover all the important terms, including CCD, colour management, resolution, sharpening and compression.

Illustrated throughout with high quality colour images, The Focal Digital Imaging A-Z is supported by a constantly updated website, giving you information on other useful resources.

Take advantage of this superb quick and easy reference and never be confused by jargon or terminology again! Expand and develop your knowledge through this clear and easily accessible essential reference to over 1000 digital imaging terms and definitions

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136106774
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/6/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 216
  • File size: 7 MB

Table of Contents

Levels/histograms; Curves; RAW file conversion from cameras; file formats; image compression; resolution; imaging filters; digital camera types; digital camera controls; resampling techniques; developing a workflow; colour space/ gamut; images for the web; layers and masks; CCD/CMOS sensors; colour management; sharpening; printing; duotoning; RGB v. CMYK; scanning; lenses/optics for digital cameras; retouching basics; memory cards; monitor calibration; basic colour theory; image databases; bit depth

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