Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Cropping and straightening, part of Photoshop CS6 for Photographers Quick Start.
When I'm photographing a subject that includes a horizontal or a vertical line, …for example, a horizon, or a building. I make an effort to try to be sure that …those lines are perfectly horizontal or vertical. …But I don't always get it right. In this case for example, it looks like …we have a little bit of a crooked horizon. …And that means I need to rotate the image just a little bit. …For other reasons you might also want to crop an image, even if you don't need to …rotate it. Let's take a look at how we can use the …crop tool to both rotate and crop our images. …I'll go ahead and choose the crop tool from the toolbox.…
I can also press the letter C on the keyboard, which is the keyboard shortcut …for the crop tool. On the Options bar, I can specify the …aspect ratio that I want to use for my crop. …I can chose Unconstrained if I want to be unlimited in the specific shape, the …relationship between width and height for my crop. …I can also specify Original ratio if I want to retain the original aspect ratio …
- A guided tour of Photoshop
- Setting up your environment
- Color modes, bit depth, and image resolution
- The Histogram
- File formats
- Basic adjustments
- Output workflow
Skill Level Beginner
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Photoshop CS6 Essential Trainingwith Julieanne Kost10h 30m Beginner
1. A Guided Tour
2. Setting Up Your Environment
3. Some Fundamentals
4. Basic Adjustments
5. Wrapping Up the Workflow
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