Wednesday, April 22, 2009
The High Pass Filter
In the ongoing search for new techniques that will give your images a unique look and set them apart from the competition, the High Pass Filter can be another valuable tool for your business
In contrast, a RAW capture is a freshly made sandwich at a four-star restaurant. Fresh ingredients are placed individually on the chef’s countertop. The chef may use his or her creativity to modify any or all of the ingredients and then combine them in ways that aren’t possible in the cafeteria. The finished product is plated in its original, plump size. Of course, both processes turn out a tuna sandwich, but their respective values and attributes are likely to be significantly different. JPEG files are relatively inflexible, particularly with regard to altering exposure. They also heavily compress color data and thus can exaggerate subtle colors and tones like skin or other fragile elements, especially during editing.
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