Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Cropping and straightening photos, part of Lightroom 4 Image Optimization Workshop.
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When theres a strong horizontal or vertical element to an image, such as a …building, a flagpole, or a horizon line. It can be very important to make sure …that that object is properly alligned. That it's perfectly vertical or perfectly horizontal. …In addition, you may find that in many cases, you want to simply crop an image, …to remove a portion of the image, perhaps, to change the aspect ratio, or …to sort of recompose after the fact, tightening up the frame just a little bit. …We can perform both of these tasks all at once using the Crop Overlay.…
In effect, this is a Crop tool, but it's actually more of a Crop View, because at …any time, we can go back and modify the crop. …It is completely non-destructive as with other adjustments in Lightroom. …I'll go ahead and click on the Crop Overlay button on the toolbar, at the top …of the right panel in the Develop Module. You could also press the letter R on the …keyboard to access this view. The process of applying a basic crop and …rotation is relatively straightforward. We can work directly with the Crop …
- Evaluating images
- Seeing a before and after view
- Correcting mistakes with the History and Snapshot features
- Develop module basics
- Fine-tuning with the Tone Curve
- Sharpening an image
- Painting adjustments into an image
- Image cleanup
- Creative adjustments
- Duplicating adjustments
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
Evaluating images3m 26s
2. Develop Module Basics
3. Advanced Develop Module Adjustments
Sharpening an image6m 33s
4. Image Cleanup
5. Creative Adjustments
6. Duplicating Adjustments
7. Lightroom and Photoshop
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