Cropping and straightening an image


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Cropping and straightening an image

When you take a photograph or when you are scanning a printed photograph, sometimes you will end up with a crooked image like this one. Fortunately, there are tools in the Full Edit workspace to fix your crooked images. One way to straighten is with the Straighten tool which is located right here in the toolbar. I am going to select the Straighten tool and then I am going to go up to the Options bar for this tool and I am going to go to this Canvas Options field, click there and I am going to choose Crop to Remove Background, so that Elements will crop away any pixels around the edges of the image after it straighten the image in the document window.

If there were multiple layers in the file, I would be sure to check Rotate All layers. I will just leave that checked which is the default even though there is only one layer in this file. Then I am going to move into the image and I am going to click somewhere on a line that I think should be straight in the image, in this case, the horizo...

Cropping and straightening an image
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Cropping and straightening an image provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Mac Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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