Crop and Straighten Photoshop Elements 10


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Cropping and straightening

Camera RAW has its own Crop, and Straighten tools. The big advantage of using these tools here in Camera RAW, as opposed to their equivalents out in the Full Photo Edit workspace, is that here the tools are not destructive of the image, so you can always come back and get the cropped away part back in the future. I am going to select the Crop tool up here in the toolbar; I will click and hold to bring up this menu. From this menu, I can choose to crop to specific aspect ratios, or I can choose to crop to an unrestrained crop boundary. I can also choose to show a crop overlay, which will help me with composition.

Now I will move into the image, and I'm going to click and drag, and that creates the crop boundary. Here you can see the rule of thirds overlay. I can use the horizontal lines here to help me line up horizon lines, and if I have particular content that I want to focus on, I can try to get those at the intersection points of the horizontal and vertical lines in the rule of thir...

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 10 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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