Crop tool presets


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Crop tool presets

In this exercise, we're going to take a look at the Crop tool presets, which are predefined aspect ratios like 4x5 and 5x7 that kind of thing. You cannot only select from these presets, but you can modify them and create your own. I'm looking at an image called Children of the river.jpg found inside the 06_crop_straight folder. This is an image I shot of my kids, going on a couple of years ago. Now that I converted over to black and white, but it's extremely vertical. I was using a panoramic LICEA camera, but obviously I was taking a portrait shot with it.

I'm going to want to crop a lot of the stuff down towards the bottom of the image potentially out. I'm not sure actually what I want to do. But I wanted to fit inside of the fairly standard aspect ratio. So I'm going to go ahead and grab my Crop tool, which you can do it by pressing the C key. Then notice this down pointing arrowhead next to the Crop icon in the Options bar, this arrowhead provides you with access...

Crop tool presets
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Crop tool presets provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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