CHAPTER 1

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The Foundation of Digital Imaging: The Pixel

Welcome to Digital Image Compositing Fundamentals. This book will take you through the foundation of digital imaging as well as multilayered image compositing. It starts with the lowest-level concepts—in this chapter that’s the pixel—and builds upon each of those concepts in subsequent chapters until we have a comprehensive understanding of image compositing concepts, pipelines, work flows, and terminology.

I will show you what the concepts, techniques, and terms look like as we progress through this book by reproducing them, using two of the most widely used digital image compositing software ...

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