Using Crop to improve a composition


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Using Crop to improve a composition

Technically speaking we have really covered everything we need to know about the Crop tool. So you can think of this movie as a bit of a creative bonus movie. In other words I would be remiss if I didn't at least talk a little bit more about Crop and Composition. So what I want to do in this movie is just walk through a few images and talk about how I would begin to think about cropping these photographs in order to get you begin to think about your own photos in a new way. Like this particular photograph of my daughter Sophia. You know what I was going for on camera? What I was going for was having her kind of in the middle of the frame and using this geometric shape, right, but I didn't quite get it.

So how would you crop this image? It's actually kind of simple. Press the R key to access the Crop tool. What I need to do is going much tighter here and I need to make sure I have equal space on this side as I have on this side over here, so I am going to reposition this and the ...

Using Crop to improve a composition
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Using Crop to improve a composition 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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