How to Preview the Crop Angle


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Previewing the crop angle

In this exercise, I'm going to show you how to use the Crop tool in combination with the Rotate View tool. The great thing about the Rotate View tool is it allows you to preview the angle of rotation before you apply it. I have opened this image called Crooked Pisa number 2.jpg found inside that same 06_crop_straight folder. This image comes to us from Moras Usanta of the Fotolia image library. Like so many Pisa images these days, it's also a little bit crooked, but it's not all that crooked. You can see that we have a slight angle of this building here, and we have some angle associated with the rungs holding up this rail.

So I'm not sure, I just want to go ahead with a Crop tool without knowing in advance sort of how it ought to look. So here is what I recommend you to do. Press-and-hold the R key in order to get the Spring-Loaded Rotate View tool, and then click and drag to rotate the image pretty slightly as it just so happens. Then when you think the image has rotated p...

Previewing the crop angle
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Previewing the crop angle provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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