Cropping an image


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Cropping an image

Learning how to crop well in the Develop module is as much about learning how to use the tool as it is about learning how to think like a photographer. In regards to composition and photography and how images impact us. Like with this particular photograph of my daughter Annika. I like the photograph. It was taken when we were apple picking. I like that part of the sign is covered up and that she's offering me an apple and she has a little Band-Aid on her chin. Yet one of things that's distracting is this top portion of the image. Whenever you something that's bright or white that's near an edge, your eye kind of goes towards that, and it gets hung up on that edge.

So I want to crop that out. Well, a lot of times what you will hear is people will say "you have to crop and compose camera." While I agree with that, there are sometimes when you just don't hit it, like with this image. I thought I did a good job, but it didn't really work out so I need to just...

Cropping an image
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Cropping 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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