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Definition. The word Photorealism was coined by Louis K.

Photorealism is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Photorealism books and related discussion.

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Perceptually-motivated Non-Photorealistic Graphics
Photorealism vs. Non-Photorealism in Computer Graphics
1. The Art and Science of Depiction. Fredo Durand.
Estimating the degree of photorealism of images: Distinguishing
estimates the perceptual photorealism of a given picture. 1. Introduction.
Non-Photorealistic Virtual Environments
Abstract. We describe a system for non-photorealistic rendering (NPR) of virtual environments.
Photorealism or/and Non-Photorealism in Augmented Reality
hand, non-photorealistic rendering became popular as well, because of its artistic merits.

Suggested News Resources

Cat Staggs Keeps It Real Via Photo-Realism With Heart [Art]
A little photo-realism can go a long way with superheroes, but she's got a solid-enough grasp of anatomy, costume materials and lighting to make both of them look imposing. Have a look at a few of our other favorite Staggs portraits below.
PS3/X360 Review - 'Madden NFL 12'
I'd thought, for the most part, we'd matched the just-like-watching-TV standard; the only improvement could come in future console generations that are capable of greater photorealism. Yet this is a whole new experience.
The Magic of Computer Graphics
It is also very much concerned with photorealism and as such it goes to great lengths to understand the physics of how light interacts with real world objects.
Father, son combine for SoNo pop-up art exhbit
His work has run the gamut from photorealism to fine art decorative murals to his current display of animation art.
Paused VHS Tapes Inspire Paintings
Denzler told “I'm pushing the boundaries and possibilities of abstract and photorealism.

Suggested Web Resources

Photorealism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
[16x, 32x, 64x, 128x, 256x][1.7.3] LB Photo Realism, Major GUI
40+ Mind-blowing Photorealistic Paintings
Have you ever seen paintings that are so real and precise that you thought they were photographs or think twice before you decide it is a painting?
10 Photorealistic Painters That Rule- unstage
May 10, 2010 Here are 10 photorealistic painters (and 21 photorealistic paintings) that are at the height of their game. Remember, they are all oil paintings.

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