Improving composition with the non-destructive Crop tool


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Improving composition with the non-destructive Crop tool

Cropping is one of those things that I just really love about Camera Raw because it's nondestructive. You can go ahead and choose your crop and change it at anytime after the fact. Whereas in Photoshop if you do a crop you typically are deleting those pixels from the image, and then when you do a save they're gone forever. With Camera Raw that just doesn't happen. So let's learn how to use the Crop tool inside Camera Raw. I'm going to go ahead and select this image here, Crop.jpg. We'll click the Open in Camera Raw button at the top of the Bridge Window to go ahead and pop that open. You can just press the letter C to switch to the Crop tool.

We will go ahead and do that. You can also click on the tool of course, on a tool icon. There is a little tiny down arrow that means there is a drop-down menu on the tool itself, and if you click-and-hold, you'll get some options for that particular tool. Now the Default is Normal, I believe. You could go ahead and click...

Improving composition with the non-destructive Crop tool
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Improving composition with the non-destructive Crop tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the Photoshop CS5 Essential Training

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Design Photography
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