Image Resize in Photoshop

Open your image and open the Image Size dialogue box by Image->Image Size (Alt+Ctrl+I) The Image Size dialogue box opens and presents itself as this (dimensions will differ for you image). The Image Size dialogue box is broken down into three parts. The first, is the pixel dimensions: This shows the actual pixels of your image and relates to the quality of your digital camera. The next, is Document Size: This is the current size of your image, and can be viewed in Inches, cm, mm etc. In the last section you have three main options. Scale Styles – This is if you have any layer styles ie: shadows, added text, glows – It is not necessary when working with a photo straight from a camera. Constrain Proportions – This will keep the width and height in proportion with eachother. Resample Image – For setting the resolution of the ...
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Cropping an Image in Photoshop

Open your image and select the Crop Tool The Options bar will change to allow you to put in the desired Width, Height, and Resolution. Fill these in as required. For this example I want an image that is 3inches wide, 4.5inches high. The print resolution for Conns Cameras is always 300 pixels/inch. (See Making Custom Print Sizes) When you have input your values, move your cursor over the image project collaboration tools. You will notice that the cursor is now the crop tool: Click and drag a selection over the image. You can move the selection around or shrink/expand it as you wish by grabbing the selection and moving your curor again. The area that will be cropped out is shaded. Once you are happy with the selection, accept it by hitting the Enter key or clicking the tick in the options Bar. (Should you decide not to crop, click the Stop symbol in the options Bar.) The image is now exactly 3 inches by 4.5...
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