Changing the Image Interpolation


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Changing the Image Interpolation

All right, now for the wacky technical item associated with transforming images inside of Photoshop, you may recall from our discussion of the Image Size command back in the fundamentals part of this series, whenever you enlarge or reduce an image, Photoshop has to go through and redraw all of the pixels and the question becomes how does it do that, what method does it use to average the former pixels inside of the image to create new ones? And this happens not only when you resize an image but also when you rotate it, when you skew it, when you distort it, what have you, and by default, Photoshop uses bicubic interpolation but you can change that if you want and if you are going to change the interpolation method, you need to change it before you apply the transformation in the first place.

So let me show you what I mean. I have opened this progress document here, Clock face in place.psd. I have slightly modified it in the previous exercise. We went ahead and aligned these two layers ...

Changing the Image Interpolation
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Changing the Image Interpolation provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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