Correct a horizon line with the Straighten tool Photoshop CS6 Photoshop CS6


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Correcting a horizon line with the Straighten tool

Another common problem that you might need to fix is a crooked horizon. Again, Camera Raw makes it easy. There are really two ways that you can fix this problem. The first way would be by using the Crop tool. So, we can either select it from the tools across the top or simply tap the C key. Depending on whether or not you want to constrain this to a certain aspect ratio, we can either choose that from the list or simply click Normal, then click and drag out your crop marquee. When you position your cursor outside of the area that you want to keep, the icon will change to the double-headed arrow.

Then I can click and drag in order to create or change the angle of my crop, and you'll notice when I have the mouse down, I get this nice grid overlay so that I can line that up with the horizon that I want to straighten. Then I'll simply let go and I no longer see the grid, but I can still change the size of the crop by simply clicking on any of the anchor points. So, we'll go ahead an...

Correcting a horizon line with the Straighten tool
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Correcting a horizon line with the Straighten tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CS6 Essential Training

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