Prof. Finkelstein, PhD: Photo Manipulation Tools for Everyone

02.05.2016 | 17:00
Vortrag Prof. Adam Finkelstein, PhD

Vortrag Prof. Adam Finkelstein, PhD

Montag, 2. Mai 2016, 17:15 Uhr
Ort: Zuse-Institut Berlin (ZIB)
Takustrasse 7, 14195 Berlin
Hörsaal (Rundbau, Erdgeschoss)

Taking pictures is easy, but editing them is not. In 2012 Facebook reported that people were uploading photos at a rate of more than 10 million per hour. The overwhelming majority of these pictures are casual - they effectively chronicle a moment, but without much work on the part of the photographer. In contrast, professional artists and designers expend great care and effort in pursuit of composing and editing aesthetically-pleasing, impactful imagery. Commercial and research software offers a powerful array of tools for manipulating photos. Some of these tools are easy to understand but offer a limited range of expressiveness. Other more expressive tools are time consuming for experts and inscrutable to novices. I will describe several methods designed to make photo manipulation easier for everyone. [...]

Zeit & Ort

02.05.2016 | 17:00

Zuse-Institut Berlin (ZIB)
Takustrasse 7, 14195 Berlin
Hörsaal (Rundbau, Erdgeschoss)