Cropping with an aspect ratio


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Cropping with an aspect ratio

Here I want to focus in on how we can use the Crop tool in order to compose our photographs, and in particular, I want to focus in on aspect ratio. Let's go ahead and double-click on this file. It's titled joe_curren.dng. That will then open this one up inside of Adobe Camera Raw. This particular image was captured for this professional surfer and for his surfboard sponsor. So, the surfboard here in the foreground I really like it, yet there is a little bit of a tilt. So, I want to correct the tilt. And I also know that I need a particular crop ratio.

So, here is what we can do. We can actually click on the Crop tool. Underneath the Crop tool, you'll see that you have some different aspect ratios. Well, the aspect ratio that I need to work with is 3 to 4, because that's what the client has told me. So, I'll go ahead and select that option. Then now I am going to simply click and drag across the image. Now, it's always going to maintain that same aspect ratio as I click...

Cropping with an aspect ratio
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Cropping with an aspect ratio 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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