Cropping to a specific size and resolution using the Crop tool


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Cropping to a specific size and resolution using the Crop tool

I can of course crop my image with the Crop tool, and the advantage of the Crop tool is that I get a lot of free-form flexibility; I don't have to just try and lop things off the sides like we saw with Canvas Size. The tricky thing about the Crop tool of course is in this particular case, I want to crop to a very specific size. Fortunately, the Crop tool provides some easy ways of doing that. This is the Crop tool right here. It looks like a Crop tool. You may not know that if you've never worked with an actual real-world analogue practical crop tool, but it does actually look like this.

In CS6, I have a new cropping interface. I have these handles on the edge of the image that I can drag, and as I drag, my image stays centered in my screen. What's not necessarily obvious to people who are just starting out with the CS6 Crop tool is that I can still actually crop the way that I used to, which is to simply click and drag to define the crop that I want and then ref...

Cropping to a specific size and resolution using the Crop tool
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Cropping to a specific size and resolution using the Crop tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Inkjet Printing for Photographers

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