Chapter 8

Digital Studio: Where the Virtual Meets the Material World

DISPLAYING THE IMAGE FILE: TRANSFERRING IMAGE FILES FOR DISPLAY, WEB, OR PRINT

The act of photographing is a human practice that merges scientific technology and pictorial conventions with personal values, along with a desire to tell and share a visual account or story. Digital imaging not only makes picture-making and viewing instantaneous, but also makes picture distribution simpler and quicker by expanding the possibilities of how images can be outputted and circulated. A digital camera captures images as a series of pixels (see Chapter 3). A pixel is the smallest electronic element used to record light and is part of a larger camera sensor array (see Figure 8.1). The image ...

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