Cropping and straightening


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Cropping and straightening

When you're photographing or when you're scanning a printed photograph, you'll sometimes end up with a crooked image like this one. Fortunately, Elements has tools in the Editor that will fix your crooked images. My favorite way to try to straighten a crooked photo is to use the Straighten tool, which is located here in the toolbar. I'm going to select the Straighten Photo tool and then I'm going to go up to the Canvas Options in the Options bar for that tool and change it from its default to Crop to Remove Background. That will cause Elements to automatically crop away any pixels that are created around the edges of the image that are caused by straightening the image in the document window.

Then I'll move my cursor into the image and I'll look for an element in the photograph that's a straight line like this horizon. I'll click and hold anywhere on that horizon and drag out a line, and it doesn't really matter how long the line is but I want to ...

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 8 for Windows Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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