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Using the nondestructive Crop tool

One of the huge advantages of cropping in Camera Raw is that it's completely nondestructive, so you can go back at any point in time and change your mind about what you want to include in the image and what you want to hide. Let's start with a fruit image and then click the Open in Camera Raw icon in Bridge. To select the crop tool you can either tap the C key or click on the Crop tool to choose it. Then position your cursor anywhere in the image area and click to drag out your marquee. The area inside the crop marquee is the area that you're going to keep; the area outside is the area that you're going to hide.

You can click and drag on any of the anchor points in order to change your crop. In order to apply the crop, simply tap the Return or Enter key. If you need to crop to a certain aspect ratio, you can click and hold on the Crop tool in order to see the dropdown menu. Here, we'll go ahead and select at 2:3 aspect ratio. You'll notice that the crop marquee w...

Using the nondestructive Crop tool
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Using the nondestructive Crop tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CS6 Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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