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Tutorial: starry sky with Gimp

Today we see how create an effect "starry sky"With GIMP. This guide can ever be of assistance to dial one background for pc, but also and especially for greeting cards, Tickets, posters, folding and products for typography in general. If the final destination of the image will be the screen Computer (background, but also web page or web gallery) advice 72,00dpi. In case the requirement was the carta stampata I suggest the 300,00dpi (to maintain high resolution). (more…)

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Photography

Tutorial: guard against unauthorized use of our photos with Gimp

In the previous article we mentioned the technique of quickly '”invisible watermark“, a technique that would allow us to prove paternity of a digital photograph. The operation (as already described) is simple. The underlying principle of all is to have a picturex” (my original photo I just have to keep) and create a pictureand” (the photo that contains the watermark invisible to circulate in internet). To prove to be the author of the photo just to compare a particular procedure by superimposing the two graphics immagni. Magically comparirà il watermark with our name and copyright information. (more…)

Photography

Some solution to protect your images on the internet

Those who describe today are the most common methods that allow us to, in the event of litigation, of resolve the issue related to copyright images.

The International Law (to Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works) states that the artistic rights to the work resulting from the ingenuity and creativity can be attributed to the people who made. Forever. This means that if today I compose a piece of music will always be my, I can decide whether to play it without receiving compensation, but the author is me and to me that specific work must always be attributed. The same mechanism applies to the photograph (on condition that the photo is understood as a’artistic work). (more…)

Gimp

Released Gimp 2.8

And’ of a couple of weeks ago the news of the release of version 2.8 Gimp. The Gimp development team has decided to release the stable version, alternating with the development version, infatti l’ultima versione utilizzabile (recommended) for the production was the 2.6. Many readers will surely have installed the 2.7 however,, una versione beta a cavallo fra le due versioni stabili utile ad avere qualche anteprima delle novità e a testarne l’effettiva stabilità. Compared to the latest versions 2.7 the stable no surprises. The most important (or maybe that was waiting for the longest time) is the possibility of processing the images in more than 8bit. This means a color depth greater (16bit e 32bit). The following new features: (more…)

Graphics

The format of the images

Three buckets of size “convenienceci introducono all’argomento odierno: formats when saving images. And after speaking of photographic techniques, we move to formats with which we can save our photos, or our files. Luckily the world is varied, and various are the preferences and habits of users. L’articolo che segue cerca di fare un podi chiarezza sui formati, in che contesto è meglio usare l’uno o l’altro, e cosa cambia da un formato all’altro.

Today I wanted groped with the menu type Wikipedia, but it is only a virtuosity fanatics WordPress. (more…)

Photography

Photography: some basic principles

When we speak of “photography” not only talking about a vile mechanical process by which the light is captured by a sensor, turned in electrical pulses, salvata su una memory and made available to the vision. Of course we also talk about this, but especially of “composition“, in a sense of “art“.

For the success of a photo should be aware a few simple rules that if applied will give us the advantage of not having to transcend from the original photo in post production. (more…)

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YoHDR: a site to create HDR photos

YoHDR is still in beta, but from what it looks like seems to promise very well. Born from the creators of VectorMagic (online software that allows the vectorization image grid) the site allows, dopo lupload some photos the same landscape with different exposures, to download the photo HDR.

In pratica l’HDR altro non è che una media dell’esposizione photos. (more…)

Photography

Tutorial: highpass filter con Gimp

Today we talk about “Highpass filter“, a technique widely used in modern advertising to make “soft” images.

Obviously for all the work will adopt Gimp as a program for image manipulation.

This tutorial applies to entities, faces, views and, as we shall see, is perhaps the most widely used technique in magazines advertising.

In this tutorial we work on a subject. The image comes from Flickr. (more…)