Make the canvas bigger with the Crop tool Photoshop CC


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Making the canvas bigger with the Crop tool

One of the lesser known features when using the Crop Tool, is it's ability to add additional canvas area around your image. I think most of the time we typically think of dragging the crop handles into the image in order to remove unwanted information. Lets go ahead and take a look at this feature, by tapping the C key to access the Crop Tool. Now I'm not sure what values you might have in the options for the Crop Tool. So in order to reset it, just right mouse click on the icon for the crop up here in the options bar.

And then we'll select reset tool. Now the tools been reset, you can see but it's set back to ratio, there's no values entered here and we've got the delete crop pixels turned on. Now before we start cropping we actually want to zoom out a little bit. So I'm going to use the Cmd key on the Mac, Ctrl key on Windows, and then tap the minus key. Now we have a little bit more room in order to work with our image. If I were to crop outs...

Making the canvas bigger with the Crop tool
Video duration: 5m 2s 14h 58m Beginner Updated Oct 06, 2014

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Making the canvas bigger with the Crop tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CC Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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