Crop and Straighten Photoshop Elements 11


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Cropping and straightening

Up in the toolbar in the Camera Raw workspace, there is a Crop Tool and a Straighten Tool. The advantage of cropping and straightening here in the Camera Raw workspace as opposed to out in the Expert edit workspace is that here cropping and straightening is nondestructive. Whatever pixels are outside a crop boundary are not deleted from the raw file. You can always get them back, even after you've closed and then reopened the Camera Raw workspace. Let's take a look at the Crop Tool first. If I click and hold on the Crop Tool in the Toolbar, I get this dropdown menu. If I choose Normal from this menu, I'll click outside the menu to dismiss it, and then move in to the image and drag out a crop boundary, I can adjust the shape of the crop boundary however I wish, by moving my mouse over any of the edges and dragging.

I can reposition the boundary by clicking inside of it, and moving it elsewhere. And I can rotate it by moving my cursor outside one of its corner anchor points and dra...

Cropping and straightening
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Cropping and straightening provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 11 Essentials: 02 Editing and Retouching Photos

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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