Enlarging the canvas


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Enlarging the canvas

You can think of an image that's open in Elements as sitting on a virtual canvas. You can change the size of the canvas without changing the size of the photo itself. When might you want to do that? Well, say that you wanted to add a little extra space at the bottom of a photo to add a caption or maybe you want extra space around an entire photo so there is room for a fancy frame, or maybe, you want a lot of blank space around the photo so that you can add other photos to make a collage. Let me show you how to increase the canvas size of the photo without changing the photo size.

I'm working orchid_small.jpg from the 10 Canvas subfolder of the Chapter 06 Exercise Files folder. I have my Rulers turned on and I did that from the View > Rulers menu. The shortcut for that is Shift+Ctrl+R. Before we add to the canvas size, I want you to see how big the image is now without additional canvas. You can see that visually in the Rulers or you can come down to the information window at ...

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 7 for Windows Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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