Understanding grayscale values and channels


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Understanding grayscale values and channels

In this movie I would like to expand our understanding of grayscale values in Channels. In previous movies we talked about the basic building blocks of a digital image, what does a scanner or a digital camera capture, we saw that it captures pixels. We talked about the fact that depending upon the scan mode that you choose you'll end up with single or multiple channels and you can have black-and-white simple black-and-white or grayscale values in pixels that your scanner or digital camera captures. And what I'd like to do here is develop that whole concept of grayscale value in channels and that number we actually put in those grayscale values.

So I have zoomed in here on this Blue- Green cape and it's very, very colorful image, and just to review when you capture a "color image" what the scanner or digital camera actually captures is three grayscale channels that we call Red, Green, and Blue, but as we see here they are really nothing, but grayscale, because that&#...

Understanding grayscale values and channels
Video duration: 3m 19s 6h 53m Intermediate

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Understanding grayscale values and channels provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Taz Tally as part of the Scanning Techniques for Photography, Art, and Design

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