Working with the Crop Overlay tool


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Working with the Crop Overlay tool

When you crop in Lightroom you actually have the ability to have different overlays which are set on top of the area that you're cropping, and here you can see the different overlays that we have access to inside of Lightroom. And the interesting thing about these is that they really reinforced this idea that cropping is much more about composure than it is about making a simple little change. Well, let's take a look at how these overlays actually work. If you navigate to the Crop folder you can go ahead and select this image here. It's a photograph of someone I admire deeply.

This is Russell Brown. He is one of the Senior Creative Directors at Adobe, super-smart guy, really intelligent, really fun. All right, well, let's go ahead and navigate to the Crop tool and we will do that by pressing the R key. Now that we have selected the Crop tool you can see that there is an overlay on top of the photograph. And one of things that I notice is that this image isn't level. So I ...

Working with the Crop Overlay tool
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Working with the Crop Overlay 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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