Photoshop Crop Tool – Its Not Just For Cropping

By dinahhillsdon

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Eric Renno, aka Tip Squirrel this week gives us an in-depth tutorial on how to use the Crop Tool in Photoshop. Over to you Eric……

The Crop tool can be found in the tool bar, but it’s worth knowing the keyboard shortcut, C

Once you activate the tool a bounding box with 8 handles appears.

Drag to Size

Any of the 8 handles can be used to resize the crop independently, however there are a couple of modifier keys you can use:

Pressing Shift and the using a transform handle will constrain the image to the proportions when you click down.

Pressing Alt …read more

Via: Fotolia

    

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