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Photoshop Videos Illustrating the Guidelines for Appropriately Handling Images.

Please click on each guideline below for video illustration. Also, read the detailed description of all twelve guidelines.

Link to Video - Guideline 1 Treating Images as Data: Digital scientific images should be treated as data   Link to Video - Guideline 7 Filters Degrade Data: Use of software filters to improve image quality is usually not recommended for biological images.
Link to Video - Guideline 2 Saving the Original: Manipulations of digital images should always be done on a copy of the raw image data. The original must be retained. Link to Video - Guideline 8 Cloning Degrades Data: Cloning objects into an image or from other parts of the image is very questionable.
Link to Video - Guideline 3 Making Simple Adjustments: Simple adjustments to the entire image are usually acceptable. Link to Video - Guideline 9 Making Intensity Measurements: Intensity measurements of digital images should be performed on raw data and the data should be calibrated to a known standard.
Link to Video - Guideline 4 Cropping is usually OK: Cropping an image is usually acceptable. Link to Video - Guideline 10 Lossy Compression Degrades Data: Avoid the use of lossy compression.
Link to Video - Guideline 5 Comparing Images: Digital images that will be compared to one another should be acquired under identical conditions. Link to Video - Guideline 11 Issues With Magnification: Magnification and resolution issues are important.
Link to Video - Guideline 6 Manipulating the Entire Image: Manipulations that are specific to one area of an image and are not performed on other areas are questionable. Link to Video - Guideline 12 Issues With Pixels: Be careful when changing the size (in pixels) of a digital image.

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