Enlarging the canvas


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Enlarging the canvas

There maybe times when you want to add a little space around an image. For example, you may need a little extra space at the bottom of a photo on which to write a caption. Or maybe, you'd like to have a frame all around a photo, or maybe you're a scrapbooker and you want some space in which you can add some text on the side of a photo. In all those cases, you want to increase the canvas size of the photo without actually changing the size of the photo itself. I'm working here in a photo that I've zoomed out on back to 50%, so that I can see some blank area around it.

Notice that this photo has a special Background layer. To add to the canvas behind this photo, I'll go up to the Image menu and I'll choose Resize, and I'll choose Canvas Size. That opens this Canvas Size dialog box. The first thing I'll do here is to check Relative, so that whatever amount of Width and Height I add to this image will be in addition to or relative to the current size of the actual...

Enlarging the canvas
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Enlarging the canvas provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 9 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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