Photo / Image Manipulation

By: The Tatz Initiative - Graphic Design & Web   01-14-2011
Keywords: Graphic Design, Graphic Designer, Creative Design

Photo manipulation is the application of techniques to in order to create an or (in contrast to mere enhancement or correction), through analog or means.
In digital editing, photographs are usually taken with a and input directly into a . , or printed photographs may also be using a , or images may be obtained from databases. With the advent of computers, , and digital cameras, the term image editing encompasses everything that can be done to a photo, whether in a or on a computer. Photo manipulation is often much more explicit than subtle alterations to color balance or contrast and may involve overlaying a head onto a different body or changing a sign's text, for example. Image editing software can be used to apply effects and warp an image until the desired result is achieved. The resulting image may have little or no resemblance to the photo (or photos in the case of compositing) from which it originated. Today, photo manipulation is widely accepted as an art-form.

Keywords: Creative Design, Graphic Design, Graphic Designer

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