Week 5: Photoshop Core Review ~ Cropping and Transforming
(8 brief videos on this page total about 40 minutes)
Resizing an image to a smaller size (4:14 min.)
In Photoshop you can change the size of your images using the Image Size dialog. Learn each of the dialog’s features and see how to reduce the size of an image.
Non-destructive Crops (3:02 min.)
Learn how to crop images without damaging or losing pixels.
Cropping and Straightening an image in Photoshop CC (8:50 min.)
Learn the essential tasks of cropping and straightening your images in Photoshop CC with Kelly McCathran. You’ll learn what to look for when you crop, how to crop and straighten photos at the same time, and other useful tips for the Crop tool.
Cropping to Ratios, fixed sizes and resolution in Photoshop CC (7:59 min.)
Learn how to use the Crop tool’s settings to get exact size, ratio and resolution you want for any image in Photoshop CC. You’ll see the useful settings on the Crop tool and the new ratios Adobe has added to the presets.
Understanding Canvas Size (2:52 min.)
Learn about Canvas size inside of Photoshop CC.
Crop to Add Canvas (4:17 min.)
You can increase the size of the canvas with the crop tool.
The relationship between pixels and image sizing (5:19 min.)
The pixel is the most basic element of the Photoshop image. Learn about pixel density and take a look at the Image Size dialog.
Making non-destructive transformations with Smart Objects (2:41 min.)
In this movie author Julieanne Kost explains how to convert your layers into Smart Objects and resize your layers in a non-destructive way. Applies to the CC and CS6 versions of Photoshop.