Switching the crop orientation


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Switching the crop orientation

Here, we are going to look at two more shortcuts that we can use when working with the Crop tool. In particular, we'll look at how we can crop from the center of the image. We'll also look at how we can switch our Crop Orientation from Portrait to Landscape, or from vertical to horizontal. Let's go ahead and access the Crop tool by pressing the R key. Next, if we want to crop from the center of our image, what you can do is hold down the Option key on a Mac, or Alt key on Windows, and then just click and drag. By doing that, you can see that this crop area is anchored off of the center of where I clicked.

Now, if we don't like the crop, we can go ahead and press the Escape key to exit out of that. Press the R key again to access the Crop tool. Again, if you want to choose that starting point, just hold down the Option key on a Mac, or Alt key on Windows, and then click and drag from that point, and here you can see I can create this crop. Well, next let's say that we wa...

Switching the crop orientation
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Switching the crop orientation provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom Power Shortcuts

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