Appendix 1

Jargon Buster

Use the jargon buster to increase your understanding about the digital techniques discussed in this book.

ADJUSTMENT LAYER   A special layer that permits users to change a wide range of things in the picture (tone, etc.) without affecting the rest of the layer data. Ideal for experimentation, as you can have as many Adjustment layers as you have the time for and they never change the integrity of the original image data.

BATCH (PROCESSING)   Technique for applying the same photo-editing action to more than one file at a time.

BIT   The smallest unit of computer information.

BIT DEPTH   The number of bits used to represent each pixel in a digital image.

BITMAP   Term describing a digital image made from pixels laid in ...

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