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Basic Graphic Information

December 2, 2012 Guest 0

Pixel   A pixel is one dot on your computer screen or graphic image. Many pixels together make an image. Megapixel A megapixel is one million pixels. Digital camera quality is measured in megapixels, which […]

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Two Types of Graphics – Bitmap and Vector

November 30, 2012 Guest 0

There are basically two types of graphics—bitmap and vector.• Bitmap Graphics – These graphics are usually created in paint programs or come from digital cameras and scanners. They are made up of pixels. When small […]

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Graphic File Types (some examples)

November 29, 2012 Guest 0

File format Stands For Type Benefit .BMP Bitmap Bitmap – standard for PC Strong quality. Microsoft Paint files are saved as .BMP. .TIF/.TIFF Tagged Image File Format Bitmap Uncompressed image good for use on Mac […]

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File Size of Digital Photos

November 27, 2012 Guest 0

With graphic files, the higher the resolution (pixels), the larger the file size (how much space they take up on the storage device, such as a memory card). Below is a chart of how file […]

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Digital Camera File Sizes

November 26, 2012 Guest 0

The following table is from http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/digital-camera2.htm. The higher the resolution setting on your digital camera, the larger the picture files will be (the more space they will take up on your memory card). TIFF files […]