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Automate it! - Recipes to upskill your business by Chetan Giridhar

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Chapter 9. Imagining Images

We work with images almost on a daily basis. Uploading images to your Facebook profile page, or manipulating images while developing your mobile or web applications; there are abundant use cases. With so many advancements in the field of computer vision, imaging has become a critical field. Working with images is trivial with Python.

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Converting images
  • Resizing, cropping, and generating thumbnails
  • Copy-pasting and watermarking images
  • Image differences and comparison
  • Face detection
  • Imaging as a business process

Introduction

Images in the electronic world are a series of bits comprised of 0s and 1s. They are an electronic snapshot of a scene or a document. Even paintings or ...

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