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Digital Image Compositing Fundamentals by Wallace Jackson

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CHAPTER 10

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The Modality of Digital Imaging: Modal Operation

Now that you’ve learned some of the basic components of digital image compositing, such as concepts and terms, alpha channels, selection sets (masking), layers, blending modes, and the like, let’s spend a chapter taking a closer look at the nature of the modal operation of advanced digital imaging software. This modal operation is also present in other high-end multimedia production software packages, such as 3D, digital video editing and special effects, and audio packages. This modal functionality is also part of programming languages, such as C, C#, C++, Python, Java, JavaFX, and ...

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