How to Use the Perspective Crop tool Photoshop CS6


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Using the Perspective Crop tool

In this movie, I'll show the Perspective Crop tool, which allows you to isolate an image element that was shot in perspective. For example, we're looking at a snapshot that I captured with my iPhone at a CU basketball game, University of Colorado here in Boulder. And I was intrigued by this photographic composition on the side of this rolling counter display. In order to really appreciate this artwork, I need to be able to extract it out from the rest of the scene, so that it looks like it was shot head on. And I can do exactly that with the Perspective Crop tool.

To get to the tool, go to the Crop tool, click and hold on it and then choose Perspective Crop tool from the flyout menu. And something to note about this tool unlike the Crop tool, it does clip away pixels. So it delivers a flat image everytime, meaning that it is classified as a Destructive tool. However, the behavior is reasonable given that it has to distort the heck out of the image. Start things off by dragging from ...

Using the Perspective Crop tool
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Using the Perspective Crop tool provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS6 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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