Extending the frame


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Extending the frame

I'm sure you're familiar with the rule of thirds, in photography, which among other things, suggests that you should have space for a subject to move. So in this case, I have a bird that's moving from right to left so I really should have a little bit more space to the left, so that bird has somewhere to go. You don't always have to obey the rule of thirds, of course, but in many cases it can be helpful. And in this situation, I think it would be nice to have at least a little bit more space on the left. To do that, I'll extend the canvas and then fill that canvas with pixels borrowed from the rest of the image. To get started, I'll convert my background image layer to a normal layer. So I'll double-click on the Thumbnail for the background image layer. That will bring up the new layer dialog because I'm essentially converting the background layer into a new image layer.

I'll go ahead and call this Egret since the subject of this photo is...

Extending the frame
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Extending the frame provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop CS6 Image Cleanup Workshop

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