Straighten A Photo While Cropping

Little Known Photoshop Feature to Straighten A Photo While Cropping

This post is part of the series Photoshop

Other posts in this series:

  1. Use Photoshop To Remove Those Pesky Unwanted Elements From Your Photos
  2. Little Known Photoshop Feature to Straighten A Photo While Cropping (Current)
  3. Make A Meme for Facebook Using Photoshop Gradient Tool

So, what if you have a project where you need to use this photo but want the napkin to be straight?  You know, the bottom edge of the napkin parallel with the bottom edge of the photo.

Photoshop - Straighten While Cropping Your Photo

Well, logic would tell you that if you turned the photo, the corners would be off the edge and there would be white space where the corners used to be, like this:

Photoshop straighten elements in photo with crop and content aware

So, how do you fix it if you need the photo to be the original size? Photoshop Crop Tool to the rescue. In this video, I will not only show you how to use the crop tool to straighten a photo but will also show you how to automatically fill those white corners without cropping them off.  Once you learn this method, I'm sure you can also figure out how it can be used in the opposite, basically, you can change the angle to whatever you want. Watch and I'll show you how I ended up with the following photo.

Photoshop straighten elements in photo with crop and content aware

Okay, check out the video, I think you will quickly find a lot of uses for this feature of the crop tool.

Video is best viewed in FULL-SCREEN mode.

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Thanks for watching!

Reba

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