Recomposing with the Crop tool


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Recomposing with the Crop tool

In one of my other lynda.com courses titled Narrative Portraiture I had the privilege of interviewing and spending some time with a fascinating and phenomenal photographer Rodney Smith. One of the things that he said is that composition to photography is kind of like rhythm is to music. And so here let's take a look at how we can improve the rhythm or the composition in our photographs. We will start off with this picture here, let's go ahead and double-click it in order to open it up in Camera Raw.

I really liked the simplicity of this picture, I like their expressions, it's natural, it's authentic. Yet the rhythm is just a little bit off because there is a subject looking into the frame in the background. What I need to do here is I need to simplify this photograph and so often when we use a Crop tool we think about cropping perhaps in a functional way. What I want you to do is to start thinking about how you can use this tool in artistic ways. How can you use is to i...

Recomposing with the Crop tool
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Recomposing with the Crop tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers: Camera Raw 7

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Photography
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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