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What is a frame and a field?

What is a frame and a field?: Digital Media Foundations
What is a frame and a field?: Digital Media Foundations

In the context of video, a frame is simply a whole image. When enough frames are played in quick succession, your visual system is persuaded it's seeing movement. A field is subtly different, and if you're working on video for broadcast TV, you'll need to know the difference between interlaced and progressive video to be certain you're delivering the right content. This video takes a deep dive into these concepts.

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