Changing the aspect ratio of an image


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Changing the aspect ratio of an image

Here we have a photograph that I captured at a friend's wedding, and I climbed up in a tree, and I was looking down at the bridal party. Why I liked this photograph, there is a little bit too much open space. So I want to create a crop that's much more tight. So I am going to go ahead and press the R key in order to access the Crop tool. Now here what I'm interested in doing is I want to change the aspect ratio. You can change this by clicking on this particular icon and choosing a new aspect ratio, let's say like one-to-one. Well, now that I do that I realize that it would be really nice to rotate this.

As I click and drag to rotate, I can only rotate so far. In other words, if I want to have this particular person, the bride here on the left side of the frame, I want her straight, I can't really do that. So here is what I am going to do. I am going to press the Escape key to exit out of the crop. Next I am going to rotate the image. You can rotate your images by pressi...

Changing the aspect ratio of an image
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Changing the aspect ratio of an image 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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Lightroom
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