Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video What are raster graphics, and when should you use them?, part of Motion Graphics for Video Editors: Terms and Technology (2014).
- Let's take a look at raster graphics.…These tend to be pixel-based graphics.…Pixels or picture elements are individual squares of light…that are used to create detail with an image.…Typically raster graphics are used for things…that are photographic in nature or continuous in tone.…Different squares of light combine to create…recognizable shapes.…However, it's important that you have enough pixels…in order to resolve the detail…in the image that you're trying to build.…Let's take a look at a photo for a second.…You'll notice here with the image of the bear…that you clearly see a bear against a log…but as we continue to zoom in,…you'll start to recognize squares of light.…
Currently I'm at 300% magnification.…400% and you can start to see the outline…of the individual pixels.…By 600% the blockiness of the image…becomes visible.…As you continue to zoom in,…you'll notice that the image…is comprised of several pixels.…Now, Photoshop makes it a bit easy…to see these individual pixels…by showing you a pixel grid.…This option maybe on or off…
- When to use vector vs. raster graphics
- Working with high-dynamic-range images
- Choosing the right color space
- Understanding file extensions and file formats
- Maintaining broadcast-safe color and luminance levels
- Configuring Photoshop and Illustrator workspaces and preferences
- Using templates
- Building titles
- Sizing photos or logos
- Saving Photoshop and Illustrator files for video graphics
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1. Core Technology for Video Graphics
2. Broadcast-Safe Issues
3. Setting Up Photoshop for a Video Workflow
4. Setting Up Illustrator for a Video Workflow
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