Auditioning different aspect ratios


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Auditioning different aspect ratios

Here I have a photograph of my sister who really is a beautiful, amazing, and artistic person. What I want to do is I want to Crop this image in order to make the image a little bit stronger. There's too much open space kind of surrounding her. So I will press the R key to access the Crop tool. Now what I am going to do I am going to select an aspect ratio like one-to-one, and I am interested in bringing this crop in, a much tighter crop. So again it's much more about her than it is necessarily about her environment. And at this juncture I will go ahead and double-click this in order to apply this crop.

All right, while while this image is interesting, I kind of find that the square format doesn't really work for me. So I'll repress the R key. Now what I want to do is unlock the aspect ratio. I want to create a little bit more of a freeform aspect ratio. Well I can do this by pressing the A key. When I do that, you notice that this icon changes here from being locked, press...

Auditioning different aspect ratios
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Auditioning different aspect ratios provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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Photography
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