Notes09 - Honors 208W Fall 2011 Cropping, Resizing, Erasing...

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Unformatted text preview: Honors 208W Fall 2011 Cropping, Resizing, Erasing using GIMP Notes 2005-2011 : Evan Golub (egolub@acm.org) hy do we edit? Weve seen some editing abilities already, and will see more this week, but why do we need them? We have mostly been looking at ways to attempt to fix an image in some way through editing. It is important to note that the best thing is to get the picture right when you shoot it Unless you shoot to RAW, you are editing a lossy version of the original (more on this next week). We will also see (later in the semester) that we can edit to create some effect that would not be possible straight out of the camera. Notes 2005-2011 : Evan Golub (egolub@acm.org) diting: General When editing an image, some things to keep in mind: Work from an exact duplicate of the original file. You want to base your work off of the best quality version available the original. You dont want to risk accidentally overwriting the original. If you need to open/edit/save/close/open/edit (ie: if you do not perform all of your editing in one session) save to a lossless format (such as PNG ) in the interim....
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course HONR 208W taught by Professor Golub during the Fall '11 term at Maryland.

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Notes09 - Honors 208W Fall 2011 Cropping, Resizing, Erasing...

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