Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Cropping in Instant Fix, part of Learning Photoshop Elements 12.
Cropping a photo eliminates content at the edges of the photo.…You may want to crop a photo because someone has wandered into the…edge of a photo or there's some other unwanted content at the edges.…Or maybe you want to change the aspect ratio of a photo so…that it fits in a particular frame if you go to print it.…Or maybe you just want to change the composition to make it more pleasing.…Whatever your reason you have several places…that you can crop a photo in Elements.…You can crop in any of the three…editor work spaces or you can crop a photo from right here…in the Organizer using the Crop tool in the Photo Fix options, and…that makes sense because cropping is often one of the first things…you'll do, and you'll often first see an image here in the Organizer.…
If you do want to use the Crop tool in the…Photo Fix options, you have to open those options in the…Organizer, by clicking the Instant Fix icon in the Task pane…at the bottom of the Organizer, as I've already shown you.…To crop…this photo, I'll select it in the media browser in the Organizer,…
- Importing photos from a hard drive or camera
- One-click editing with Instant Fix
- Making Quick Edits to color and lighting
- Adding effects in Quick Edit
- Straightening with content-aware fill
- Working with folders and files in the Organizer
- Keyword tagging
- Making albums
- Sharing photos via email or social media
Skill Level Beginner
1. Importing Photos to the Organizer
2. Simplified Photo Editing
3. Introduction to Expert Editing
4. Managing Photos in the Organizer
5. Sharing Your Photos
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