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"JCII" to "Juxtapose"

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JCII - With the cooperation of Japanese camera manufacturers, the Japan Camera and optical instruments Inspection and testing Institute (JCII) was founded in 1954. It was formed to inspect all cameras exported from Japan in order to maintain quality standards.

This image is a JPEG.
This image is a JPEG.

JPEG - An acronym for Joint Photographic Experts Group that describes an image file format standard in which the size of the file is reduced by compressing it. JPEG, with its 16.7 million colors, is well suited to compressing photographic images. A "JPEG" image file name carries the extension "jpg" - e.g. "portrait.jpg" Many people refer to an image in JPEG format as a "JPEG," pronounced "jay-peg".)

JUNIOR MODEL - A youthful-looking, animated model.

This doe and her fawn are juxtaposed.
This doe and her fawn are juxtaposed.

JUXTAPOSE - In composition, to place two objects close together or side by side for comparison or contrast. Often helpful in showing scale in an image.