Straightening crooked photos


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Straightening crooked photos

Sometimes a photo is just going to be a little crooked. Now, there are lots of reasons. Maybe you were leaning; maybe the subject itself was a bit canted. But when you go to edit that picture, it's very easy to fix this. And this is one of those geometric corrections that just makes the photo look more professional, and removes some of the barriers that might bother the viewer. Here's how to do it. With the photo open, I will go into Edit mode. Under the Quick Fixes area here, there is the ability to Straighten.

Now, once you do this, you'll get a grid, and the easiest thing here is, as you drag, look to see how those lines are going. Now, I recommend that you zoom in a bit. This makes it easier to see the lines that you're working with. I'll go ahead and adjust. You can also rotate an image using a two finger gesture on the track pad. And that looks just about right there. There we go. To me, that looks even. Let's zoom out to 100%.

That looks pretty good. I could see tha...

Straightening crooked photos
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Straightening crooked photos provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Richard Harrington as part of the Enhancing Photos with iPhoto

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