What’s post processing?
This is for those people who don’t know what it means.
Post-processing – What it means.
· Adjusting exposure, contrast and brightness,
|Image editors also have the capability to create or remove components of the image. New components of the image can be artfully created using painting tools, eraser tools and drawing tools. It is also possible to artificially over-write parts of the image using sections of the image from elsewhere. This ‘cloning’ is to disguise features or wipe them out. The process is used to take out unwanted parts of the image and make it look like it was never there.
Image file editing, and what may be achieved, depends on the post-processing editor. The available tools, plug-ins and extensions for all editors on the market are impossible to catalogue. The field is changing rapidly too. In Adobe Photoshop®, one of the industry leaders, there are enough tools and techniques that most tasks can be completed several different ways. There are a long list of filters, plug-ins and tools which can also be added to the original software installation.