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Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 in 24 Hours by Kate Binder

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Chapter 11. Composing and Cropping Your Pictures

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What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

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The principles of good image composition

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Ways to crop pictures to maximize their impact

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How to rotate crooked pictures, as well as ones that are just upside down

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How to flip pictures

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How many times have you taken a picture and then, when looking at it later, thought it should look a lot better than it does? It happens to the best of us, and a good portion of the time, the problem turns out to be the picture’s cropping. As any art student can tell you, what you leave out of the picture is almost as important as what you leave in. It’s all about ...

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