Improvements to the Crop tool


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Improvements to the Crop tool

While we have previously talked about the crop presets and overlays, the Crop tool itself has gotten a bit better inside of Lightroom 3. Let's go ahead and navigate to the Crop tool. The shortcut is the R key. So go ahead and press the R key. Well, this takes us to the Crop tool in the Develop module. Now one of the things that you notice here is that this image has been cropped pretty significantly. A lot of the image has been removed there or has been cropped out in order to change the overall composition.

Let's go ahead and reset the crop. We can do that a few different ways. The first way that we can do this is simply by clicking on the Reset button and of course here's a shortcut for resetting the crop. On a Mac, that would be Option+ Command+R. On a PC, the same shortcut is Alt+Ctr+R. So let's go ahead and reset that crop. Well now we can see the image as it was captured. Now, one of the things that we can do, which is new to Lightroom 3, is create a crop in a unique wa...

Improvements to the Crop tool
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Improvements to the Crop tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 New Features

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