Join Justin Reznick for an in-depth discussion in this video Previewing aspect ratios in Photoshop, part of Advanced Photography: Diptychs, Triptychs, and Aspect Ratios.
- [Instructor] Here we are in Photoshop,…and we're looking at a photograph called Phoenix Rising.…This is an image of the Northern Lights taken in Sweden,…and it was photographed using a 3 : 2.…This was taken with a Cannon 35 millimeter camera.…And so again as I mentioned this what I've been shooting…really my whole career.…And so as we frame this image in the field,…we notice that there's a thin layer of snow,…then we have the trees covered in snow…needling up towards the Aurora,…and you've got this wonderful shape…and then filling into the corners there.…
When you're photographing in the field,…you typically using a view finder…or perhaps you're using something like a ya know,…that has a LCD screen or even a smart phone…has a screen you're looking at as well,…you typically will compose the image…within the real estate that you're given, right?…So this was photographed with that in mind.…It's a 2:3.…Let's come over to the crop tool,…okay right here.…And up here we see Ratio.…This is aspect ratio.…Now if I come over here,…
In this course, photographer and educator Justin Reznick explores your options, covering both the aesthetic issues and Photoshop techniques used to make more interesting compositions. Learn how to combine images, split one image into multiple parts, prepare your work—including prints—for sale, and use the Shoot & Sell app to market your photography to clients.
- Understanding aspect ratios
- Working with multiple images
- Analyzing triptychs
- Splitting an image into multiple parts
- Selling image sets
- Using the Shoot & Sell app