Digital Camera Reviews and Photography Deals Site 10 Things You Should Know About the Crop Tool While the Crop Tool is one of Photoshop's most-basic tools, you might find that there is more to this tool than you might know. In this tutorial, we will explain 10 useful things about the Crop Tool that you might not already know. Let's get started! There are several Crop Guide Overlays you can choose from in Photoshop. Rule of ThirdsGridDiagonalTriangleGolden RatioGolden Spiral You can also change the orientation of the Crop Guide in case you have the Golden Spiral or the Triangle Options selected. You will find it difficult to rotate your Crop area more than 90 degrees in Photoshop. If you want to hide the cropped areas completely, press H. For those users who prefer the traditional way of using the Crop Tool it is possible to switch to the Classic Mode by pressing P. You can use this option to match the size and resolution of two documents. There are several ways to do most things in Photoshop. You can also use the Crop Tool to straighten your photographs.
Michael Hoffman, Author at TipSquirrel About Michael Hoffman (222 Articles) Mike has been a photographer, artist, educator, and technophile for most of his life. Early in his career, he created technical illustrations and photographs for electronic equipment manufacturers, and taught classes in computer aided drafting and 3D modeling software. When digital cameras became widely available in the late 1990s, the move was a natural one, and has led to a happy combination of technology, software, photography and art.
on1 Labs – Blog Categories – onOne Software on1 Labs: Luminosity Masking Posted on March 24, 2015 by Dan Harlacher Luminosity masks are an advanced technique that allows you to blend layers (or effect in Perfect Effects) together, and modulate the amount of blending using the brightness of the photo. Wow, that was a mouthful. Let me give you an example to explain. Let’s say you are working in Perfect Layers and you want to lighten the shadows in your photo. To create a luminosity mask, go to the Mask menu and select Create Luminosity Mask. That’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to luminosity masking. on1 Labs: Faster Browse – Part II Posted on March 18, 2015 by Dan Harlacher Coming soon as a free update for Perfect Photo Suite 9 Getting to your photos fast is important. Here is a preview of some of the changes we are working on, coming soon to the Perfect Photo Suite. First we have reworked the grid view that shows the thumbnails. And we are not done. on1 Labs: Albums Posted on March 16, 2015 by Dan Harlacher Noise Noise Noise