Images. More likely than not, your web or mobile app is filled to the brim with images, which, from graphical appeal to size and access times, figure prominently in the browsing experience. Image appeal could motivate visitors to return and, in the case of e-commerce, become customers.
No matter how outstanding the page design is, many of the images that you as web developers must embed are not in your direct control. Not to mention that social websites contain user-uploaded profile photos; the product photos on e-commerce sites are too numerous to be edited one at a time; and media outlets invariably contain many photographs of different standards.
Cloudinary offers an automated tool that tweaks and retouches images by sharpening or blurring them. Obviously, you can also sharpen blurry images with that option.
Sharpening or blurring images applies an impressive effect to online content. Do take advantage of Cloudinary’s automated tool—replete with calibration options for your development framework—to efficiently and effectively apply those effects in bulk. Subsequently, Cloudinary regenerates all the images in real time and serves them to your audience, optimized through a fast content delivery network (CDN).
Say, you want to place a two-dimensional image on a curved surface, such as a mug or bottle, to create a product mockup or highlight printing capabilities. Thanks to Cloudinary’s displacement-mapping feature, that’s easy to do. Here’s how displacement mapping works. By means of a map image, the algorithm displaces…