Image filtering is a necessary step in many tasks we do in computer graphics, but it often gets little cognisant attention from Compositors. When mentoring junior artists’ recently, I discovered they rarely know of this fundamental knowledge at all! So I thought it would be beneficial to write this article so we can brush up on the basics, maybe learn a new thing or two, and have a resource to point others’ towards if they’re stuck with this concept.

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There is always more than one way to solve a problem in Nuke, although some ways are definitely better than others. The aim of this post is to make you aware of the things you should & shouldn’t do, so you can retain as much image quality as possible in your final comp, and work speedily without Nuke grinding to a halt.

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