What's the difference between a raster and vector image? In this short video lesson, Chris Mattia explains the key differences you need to know to be successful in creating images for teaching and learning.
- [Instructor] You've likely heard the terms…raster and vector images.…Let's take a brief moment and talk about…what these are and why you need to know about them…for teaching and learning.…Now raster images are defined pixel by pixel.…If you zoom way in to a raster image,…using command or control plus several times,…eventually you'll get down to a grid of squares…that shows the individual blocks of color…or pixels that make up the image.…Now Photoshop is primarily a raster-based image editor.…
Which means it's primarily designed so that…you can manipulate each and every one of these…individual pixels that make up your image.…Now photographs are great examples of raster-based images…because there are lots of very fine gradations…between one region of an image and another.…And being able to precisely control the color…of each and every one of those pixels…in a wide variety of ways is what makes Photoshop…such a uniquely powerful tool.…I'll press command or control 0…to fit my image back to screen.…
Vector images, on the other hand,…
- Mastering the Photoshop user interface
- Making selective adjustments
- Using actions for repetitive tasks
- Fixing common image problems
- Repairing an image with masks
- Preparing images for use on the web
- Creating 360 VR panoramas
- Making an animated GIF
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Getting Started with Photoshop
2. Image Basics for Teaching and Learning
3. Fixing Common Image Problems
4. Preparing Images for Presentations
5. Creating Web Graphics
6. Videos, Animations, and 360 Media
7. Exporting Images
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