Saturday, February 13, 2010

Aspect Ratios to Frame Rates

Aspect Ratios to Frame Rates

By Ron Seifried and Craig Rosenzweig
Every image tells a story. The subjects, colors, and composition of an image contain a wealth of information. Even if we removed these attributes, a digital image still retains vital information necessary for any video editor. The following article covers the primary terminology required to understand the wide range of resolutions, fields, and frame rates. The learning curve for High Definition can seem large at first, but is easily understood after learning these basic concepts.

Chart illustrating the relative frame dimensions of different video formats in Progressive and Interlace

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