Using the Crop and Straighten tools


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Using the Crop and Straighten tools

One of the ways that we can take advantage of Camera Raw, and how we can apply some nondestructive editing is to crop and straighten our photographs. This is really nice, because we can always undo this if we make any kind of a mistake, or if we change our mind later. Now, the nice thing about this is we can straighten our images if they are just a little bit off. Here, you can see that with this image, because it was handheld, there is a little bit of lean to the file. What I can do is I can select the Straighten tool. With the Straighten tool, I can then click and drag across something that should be straight.

For example, I can go ahead and click and drag along this area here. Then when I do that, when I position this line along the bottom edge, which should be straight, it will then create a Crop, which is rotated for me. Now, to apply the Crop, simply press Enter or Return, and the image has now been straightened. All right. Well, let's undo that by pressing Command+Z on a Mac, Ctrl...

Using the Crop and Straighten tools
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Using the Crop and Straighten tools provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS5 for Photographers: Camera Raw 6

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Photography
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Photoshop Camera Raw
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