What is foreground?

  • (verb): Move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent.
    Synonyms: highlight, spotlight, play up
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on foreground:

Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package - List of Missions - Apollo 17
... Name Picture Notes HFE One of the probes can be seen in the foreground while the electronics box and the other probe can be seen in the background ... LACE LEAM The LEAM is in the foreground ... LSPE The upper image shows the antenna for the LSPE in the foreground ...
Simple Interactive Object Extraction
... Simple interactive object extraction (SIOX) is an algorithm for extracting foreground objects from color images and videos with very little user interaction ... It has been implemented as "foreground selection" tool in the GIMP (since version 2.3.3), as part of the tracer tool in Inkscape (since 0.44pre3), and as ... It must contain all foreground objects to extract and as few background as possible ...
Louis Désiré Blanquart-Evrard
... had the disadvantage of leaving a blank white sky and dark foreground, which led to artist manipulating and using multiple negatives to add clouds to the sky and make the ...
Label Me - Extending The Data - Object Depth Ordering
... To automatically determine which object is the foreground and which is the background, the authors of LabelMe propose several options If an object is ... One of the objects could be labeled as something that cannot be in the foreground ... points inside the intersecting area is most likely the foreground ...
Mountain Landscape With Rainbow
... In the foreground a wayfarer has stopped to rest ... oeuvre, paintings with a sharp contrast between the foreground and background are common, a separation symbolizing the spiritual and physical planes of existence ... So it is in this painting in the foreground the sun illuminates the foliage and the clothes of the traveller, and in contrast the darkness of night fills the rest ...

More definitions of "foreground":

  • (noun): (computer science) a window for an active application.
  • (noun): The part of a scene that is near the viewer.

Famous quotes containing the word foreground:

    I greet you at the beginning of a great career, which must yet have had a long foreground somewhere, for such a start. I rubbed my eyes a little to see if this sunbeam were no illusion; but the solid sense of the book is a sober certainty. It has the best merits, namely, of fortifying and encouraging.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    The foreground in a picture is always unattractive ... Art demands that the interest of the canvas should be placed in the far distance, where lies take refuge, those dreams which blossom out of fact and are man’s only love.
    Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894–1961)

    The American landscape has no foreground and the American mind no background.
    Edith Wharton (1862–1937)