Quickly changing crop orientation


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Quickly changing crop orientation

There is another great new feature with the Crop tool and it has to do with how we can quickly change the overall crop orientation. Let me explain. Well, for starters let's say that we decide to crop this image. So we press the R key to access the Crop tool. Then we now know that if we have a defined Aspect Ratio as we do here, we can simply click and drag across the image. This will then confine or limit the Aspect Ratio to whatever we've defined here, in this case, Original.

Next we can click to reposition the crop, and then double-click inside of that area to apply the crop. Here with this photograph let's say we kind of like this portrait orientation, but also it would be interesting to see how this would look in a landscape orientation. Well, to change this, all we need to do is to reactivate the Crop tool. We can do so by pressing the R key. The next step is going to be to press the X key and with the crop active, you can press the X key and it will flip the orientation of...

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 New Features

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Photography
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