Cropping and straightening photos


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Cropping and straightening photos

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 ...

Cropping and straightening photos
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Cropping and straightening photos provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Lightroom 4 Image Optimization Workshop

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