Presentation on theme: "B ASIC T ERMINOLOGY. W ORDS W E W ILL C OVER T ODAY Digital Camera Digital Pixels Pixelization File Formats Focus & Clarity."— Presentation transcript:
B ASIC T ERMINOLOGY
W ORDS W E W ILL C OVER T ODAY Digital Camera Digital Pixels Pixelization File Formats Focus & Clarity
DIGITAL CAMERA A type of camera that stores the photographed image electronically rather than on film. The images are downloaded onto a computer where they can be manipulated.
D IGITAL Describes a method of storing, processing and transmitting information through the use of distinct electronic or optical pulses that are displayed in numerical digits Digital Digital in Photography
P IXELS (P ICTURE E LEMENTS ) Pixels is short for picture elements The small dots that make up an electronic image Megapixel = 1 million pixels. More pixels = higher resolution
P IXELIZATION Image-editing technique, used in multimedia and image production, in which an image is blurred by displaying part or all of it at a lower resolution
F ILE F ORMATS a particular way that information is encoded for storage in a computer file Types of Image File Formats JPEG GIF RAW TIFF PNG BMP PSP PSD