Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Cropping and straightening photos, part of Lightroom 5: 2 Optimizing Your Photos.
…I try to make a point of framing an image in such a way that…I won't necessarily need to crop it later, but sometimes I'm going to need to…crop regardless, I might for example want to crop to a panoramic aspect ratio or,…I may need to straighten a horizon, because…I wasn't quite paying attention to that horizon.…Whenever there's a prominent horizontal or vertical line, it can…be very important to make sure that that line is straight.…With this image, that's a little bit of an issue.…The horizon isn't terribly crooked, but it's not exactly straight either…and I might like to crop the overall image as well.…
Let's take a look at how we can use the…Crop Tool, in order to crop and even rotate our image.…We'll start off by choosing, the Crop Tool, from below the histogram, and that…will enable our Crop Overlay, so that we can adjust the crop, for the image.…When we choose that Crop option, you'll see that…we have a variety of controls related to that crop.…This allows us for example to lock to a specific aspect ratio.…
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- Evaluating images
- Adjusting white balance
- Working with Clarity
- Fine-tuning with the Tone Curve
- Painting adjustments into an image
- Applying noise reduction
- Correcting perspective
- Converting to black and white
- Duplicating adjustments
- Stitching panoramas
Skill Level Beginner
Lightroom 5: 3 Basics of Image Sharingwith Tim Grey53m 36s Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Develop Module Basics
3. Advanced Develop Module Adjustments
4. Image Cleanup
5. Creative Adjustments
6. Duplicating Adjustments
7. Lightroom and Photoshop
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