Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Cropping for maximum impact, part of Aperture: Portrait Retouching.
How you crop that image actually has…tremendous impact on its overall vibe, its feeling.…And I think this is a good shot right here to have that discussion with.…I shot the shot this way with Mindy.…It's playful and I sort of like her kind…of popping into the frame the way she does and.…We have lots of space around her, like this.…Conventional wisdom, however,…might be that you should really move in tighter, and that tight is always better.…Well, it's how to just sort of visualize that in your head.…
Fortunately Aperture has some really nice tools to help us play with this.…So what I'm going to do, is I'm going to hit the V key, right here.…We're going to back out.…And I'm going to make another version of this shot, versions…don't cost us anything in terms of space, just a few kilobytes.…I'm going to put it in a stack and then I'm going to…crop the other one, the version, a different way, and then we'll compare.…And then we'll visually decide which one we like better.…So the way I'm going to create that version…
- Assessing your image
- Retouching blemishes
- Enhancing skin texture
- Adding highlights to the hair
- Adjusting clothing and backdrop color
- Brightening and sharpening eyes
- Converting to black and white
Skill Level Intermediate
Using iPhoto and Aperture Togetherwith Derrick Story2h 37m Intermediate
1. The Basics
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