How to Crop Images in Photoshop with the Crop Tool



This tutorial shows you how to crop images with the Crop Tool, how to straighten images with the Straighten Tool, and how to crop an image non-destructively with Photoshop CC!
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We start with the basics and learn how to crop images using the Crop Tool. Then we learn how to straighten an image with the Straighten Tool. And finally, we’ll look at a great feature, first introduced in Photoshop CS6, that lets you crop an image without losing any of the original pixels. We’ve got a lot to cover, so let’s get started!

VIDEO GUIDE

HOW TO CROP IMAGES – THE BASICS (0:30)
– Selecting the Crop Tool (0:35)
– Resetting the Crop Tool (0:55)
– Using the crop border and handles (1:44)
– Canceling the crop (2:09)
– Drawing your own crop border (2:16)
– Resetting the crop border (2:33)
– How to lock the aspect ratio (2:41)
– How to resize the crop border from its center (3:03)
– Lock the aspect ratio and resize from center (3:15)
– How to crop to a specific aspect ratio (3:27)
– How to swap the aspect ratio values (4:09)
– Saving a custom aspect ratio as a preset (5:04)
– How to clear the aspect ratio (5:31)
– How to crop to an exact image size and resolution (5:46)
– How to undo the crop (7:31)
– Using the crop overlay (7:41)

HOW TO STRAIGHTEN AN IMAGE (8:42)
– Selecting the Straighten Tool (8:51)
– Rotating the image with the Straighten Tool (8:59)
– Resizing the crop border (9:36)
– Cropping the straightened image (9:41)

HOW TO CROP AN IMAGE NON-DESTRUCTIVELY (9:49)
– Cropping the image normally (10:00)
– A look at the problem (10:17)
– The Delete Cropped Pixels option (10:59)
– Moving the image inside the crop (12:27)
– Restoring the original image with Reveal All (12:50)

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