Crop Photoshop Elements 11


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Cropping

Elements has a number of tools that you can use to recompose a photo. Among those are the Straighten tool and the Crop tool, which we'll look at in this movie. The Straighten tool can be used to straighten a photo, either horizontally or vertically. This photo obviously has a crooked horizontal element, the horizon. To straighten that horizon with the options in the options bar at their defaults, I'll come into the image and I'm going to click on the horizon and I'm going to drag out a reference line. It doesn't matter exactly how long this reference line is, I just need enough so that Elements knows what part of the photo I think should be straight horizontally.

And then I'll release my mouse. Elements turns the entire photo in reference to that line. So now the horizon is straight, but as you can see there are some empty pixels represented by this gray and white checkerboard around some of the edges of the photo. You will get that kind of result if you use eith...

Cropping
Video duration: 3m 46s 4h 17m Beginner

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Cropping 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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