The End Of TIFF

Is there no future for TIFF?

TIFF has been around for over two decades. It has been the file format of choice for many photographers when they edit RAWs in Lightroom and need to send it for further processing. It also has its uses in the printing industry.

However, many people see this file format as something that has no future.

Does Anyone Still Use TIFF?

Of course. Outside photography and printing, TIFF is also widely used in GIS (Geographic Information System) since you can embed spatial data into the bitmap.… Read the rest

FUIF – The Responsive Image Format

The creator of the FLIF (Free Lossless Image Format) has gone and done it again. This time, he has come up with a new format called FUIF (Free Universal Image Format). The catchphrase for this new format is “responsive by design”. What does that mean?

FUIF? Why Do We Need Another Image Format?

Because there’s still room for improvement. Most people are comfortable with the many formats in existence today such as JPG, GIF, PNG, Webm, and many more.… Read the rest

SVG File and Its Danger

Among the trillions of images floating on the web, the amount of SVG images is quite rare. Most of the images you see everywhere are either in JPEG, PNG, GIF, or WebM formats. It’s a shame since SVG has so much potential.

What is SVG?

SVG stands for Scalable Vector Graphics. While many people think it’s an image format, it’s actually a document format. It’s an application of the eXtenstible Markup Language (XML).… Read the rest

PNG File Format Comparisons

PNG is short for Portable Network Graphic (PNG); a lossless image format uses a bitmap of indexed colors. Its birth was to replace the Graphics Interchange Format (GIF). Since GIF used a Unisys-patented LZW compression algorithm, free software couldn’t create GIF files without paying a license.

Here, we are going to compare PNG with GIF, JPEG, and TIFF so you’ll know which format you should use on your next project.

PNG vs.

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Prime Lens Advice for First-time Photographers

 

The world of photography can be confusing and misleading for those who just starting out. Instead of focusing on techniques, many newbies suffer from the gear acquisition syndrome. They dive into lenses, flashes, filters, and all other kinds of things that supposedly make them take better pictures.

Don’t fall for it. The photographer makes the picture. The quality of your images relies heavily on your skills. The gears can help, but keep them simple.… Read the rest