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Aspect Ratio
(Part of graphic design project) The ratio of the width to the height of an image or screen.
Bitmap
A representation in which each item corresponds to one or more bits of information, especially the information used to control the display of a computer screen.
Camera Raw
A format that contains minimal processed data that is not ready to be used and still needs to be processed.
CMYK
Color mode that uses cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y), and black (K) to create various colors in print.
DPI
(Dots per inch) The ink the resolution on a printer is measured in.
Field of View
(Part of graphic design project) The extent of the observable world that is seen at any given moment.
Gamut
Colors that are in a range that can be displayed or printed.
HDR
(High Dynamic Range) images allow a photographer to record a much larger range of tonal detail than can be captured in one photo.
LPI
(Lines per inch) This is what the actual number of printer dots is measured in.
Pixel
A minute area of illumination on a display screen, one of many from which an image is composed.
Raster Image
(Or RGB image) Is represented by pixels in a grid layout; each pixel contains color information for the image.
Readability
The feeling that is conveyed to make the typeface comfortable and easy to read.
Resolution
The detail an image holds.
RGB
Color mode that uses red (R), green (G), and blue (B) in various combinations to create the colors you see on a computer display, a TV screen or a movie in a theater.
Typography
The selections made to design the text and the placement of the words.
Vector
Is created with mathematical calculations and can be enlarged without loss of quality.
Visual Hierarchy
Is used in graphic design to emphasize important elements and organize content in a logical manner.