Cropping photos


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Cropping photos

When you're editing a photo, you may want to crop it either to improve its composition, or to set it to a particular width to height ratio to fit into a frame when you print it. I'll use the Crop tool, which is located here in the toolbar. If you don't see the Crop tool there, click and hold on that tool slot, and select the Crop tool from the flyout menu. Up in the options bar for the Crop tool, I am going to go over to the Overlay menu, and I'm going to set it to None for now. I'll explain the overlays in just a moment, but first let's say that I want to print this photo at 8 by 10 inches, so that it fits into a particular frame that I have.

Down here at the bottom, if I click and hold, I can see that that the photo is now about 8 inches tall by 12 inches wide. So I have to try to fit this 8 by 12 into an 8 by 10 frame. That means I am going to have to crop away some of the photo. I'll go up to the Aspect Ratio menu, and I can change it from No Restriction to o...

Cropping photos
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Cropping photos provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 10

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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