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Second, some file formats compress the image file in ways that degrade the image. There are times when this is OK and times when this is not. Third, picking the wrong file format can make the file size much larger than it needs to be. Most folks do not appreciate having their disk space, download time, network bandwidth, and production time wasted. However, before actually looking at the file formats, there are a few key concepts to know about certain image types and compression schemes. In this section, we take a look at the differences between photographic images and graphics because the type of image you have mightily affects the choice of the compression scheme.

The “density” of a matte pixel refers to how transparent it is. If it has high density, it is not very transparent and as it approaches white, it becomes opaque. Low-density matte pixels are highly transparent and as they approach black, they become totally transparent. Utilizing our newfound knowledge of multiplying images from Chapter 2, let us trace how a mixed pixel is calculated from a semi-transparent matte pixel. 75. It is multiplied by the calculations. foreground pixel (2), a typical skin tone, to produce the scaled FG pixel (3).

33 Aspect ratio Figure 2-16 NTSC image display. 48 (720 ÷ 486). What is wrong here? 9. 9). If this NTSC image is displayed uncorrected on a workstation, it will stretch about 10% in width compared to how it will look on TV because the workstation has square pixels. 33 Aspect ratio Figure 2-17 PAL image display aspect ratios. 25 (720 ÷ 576) as shown in Figure 2-17. 33 aspect ratio for television. 1). By the way, if you were to dig out a calculator and check the math, you would find slight discrepancies in the calculated image aspect ratio.

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