Posts Tagged

education

DPI vs. PPI (and What Makes an Image “High Quality”)

What is “DPI?” Is it contagious? Or “PPI?” Are there antibiotics for that? Isn’t that what I measure air with in my tires? These terms can be pretty confusing. Our CTO Alex Theodore took the time to write up a pretty fantastic piece explaining the difference between them, and what makes an image “high-quality.” Enjoy. Ever since digital cameras began entering the hands of everyday people, we have all been confused on what exactly all those technical terms like “pixels“, …

Aspect Ratio Demystified

The concept of aspect ratio is something that some people are familiar with, but many don’t fully understand. The term “aspect ratio” refers to the relationship between two sides of a rectangle. All digital cameras and smartphones have a default aspect ratio.  The term does not refer to the exact measurements of the rectangle sides, but rather how the sides compare to one another.  The two most common aspect ratios for digital photography are 4:3 (used by most point and …