Straightening with the Crop tool


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Straightening with the Crop tool

If you want to take an introductory photography course, in most cases one of the things that you would learn is that you want to try to create level horizons when you are taking photographs, and that's definitely the case in certain situations. Like with this photograph the horizon isn't level, and it just doesn't really work. So let's take a look at how we can level this image out with the Crop tool. Well, currently I am in the Library module and even in a Library module if I press the Crop shortcut it will actually access and open up the Crop tool in the Develop module. That shortcut is the R key, so I will go ahead and press the R key.

It will take me to the Develop module. Now here what I can do is I can manually click and drag this particular angle here, but that's a little bit tricky, or what I can do is click on this tool. Once I have this tool I click and drag across something that should be straight and then let go it will rotate the image and create a crop ...

Straightening with the Crop tool
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Straightening with the Crop tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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Photography
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Lightroom
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