Quickly changing crop orientation


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Quickly changing crop orientation

With this photograph I want to briefly talk about how we can speed up our overall crop workflow by using a really interesting shortcut, which is new to Lightroom 3. Well, first let's activate our Crop tool. To do that, we will press R key. Now one of the things that we know here is we can simply grab one of these corner points, or we can grab the Crop tool and then click and drag across the image. Now when we click and drag the aspect ratio will be whatever it was defined over here in this panel, in this case it's locked the original aspect ratio.

So as I click and drag it's going to then create a crop with that original aspect ratio. Well, here I have what's called a vertical or a portrait orientation. Well at this juncture, let's say that we have decide that it might be interesting to see this crop in the horizontal or the landscape orientation. Well in order to do that really quickly all that we need to do is to press one shortcut key. Here it is. Press the X key. Th...

Quickly changing crop orientation
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Quickly changing crop orientation provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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