Composing with the Crop tool


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Composing with the Crop tool

Let's go ahead and take a look at how we can use the Crop tool when we're really thinking about our final output. Let's see with this particular portrait here of yet another professional surfer. I really like the image, but what I want to do is improve the composition, but I also know that client's going to need this image in a particular dimension. So we can use the Crop tool to really change our overall dimensions. Let me show you what I mean. We'll go ahead and click on the Crop tool, and I'm going to click and hold on this and then select Normal, just to make sure I am going to apply a Normal Crop, and I'll click and drag across the image here.

Then I'll hold down the Shift Key, and I'll click and drag this and again, I'm just looking to try to improve the composition here initially, rotate this a little bit and just reposition this a touch more and then press Enter or Return. All right. Well now the photograph feels a little bit more prominen...

Composing with the Crop tool
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Composing with the Crop tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6

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Photography
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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