Transforming


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Transforming

When you want to change the size or the shape of an image then you will use the Transform commands. You can transform an entire layer, as I will show you how to do here, or a selection or even a selection boundary. The thing to keep in mind about transforming is that it does degrade the image. So you don't want to transform the same content over and over. The solution to that is to convert a layer that you want to transform to a Smart Object before transforming. I'll show how to do that in an upcoming movie. For now, let's just look at the Transform commands. I have the flowers layer selected in this image and I am going to go up to the Edit menu and I am going to choose Transform.

Here you can see a whole list of the different kinds of Transform commands. Sometimes I'll come to the Transform menu when I want to do something unusual like Flip Horizontal. What that did is actually flipped the image, so I see a mirror image of the way it was originally. That can come in handy if...

Transforming
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Transforming provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop CS4 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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