Cropping a photo to a specific size


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Cropping a photo to a specific size

While free form cropping, or cropping to a specific aspect ratio is useful, there are many times that you'll want to crop for a very specific size. Maybe you need to make a print, and you want to put the image into a frame. It's a lot easier to crop it in iPhoto than it is to sit there with a pair of scissors trying to guess. Here is how it works. With the image open, I'll click the Crop button, and from the pop-up menu, I could choose a size that I want. A popular size is the 5 x 7 print. Now, these sizes may change depending upon where you live.

If your iPhoto has been localized to a specific country or language, you may see different items in the pop-up menu. Let's go with 5 x 7. And you'll notice, in this case, that it's the wrong shape, and as I drag, I'm limited. That's because I need to change Constrain as landscape or portrait. In this case, I want a portrait aspect ratio, and what I'm trying to do is crop the image to fit just this window. All ri...

Cropping a photo to a specific size
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Cropping a photo to a specific size provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Richard Harrington as part of the Enhancing Photos with iPhoto

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