Crop Tool

How To : Use the crop tool effectively in Adobe Photoshop

Kingsley Singleton teaches us about cropping images in Adobe Photoshop. He discusses the importance of properly cropping pictures, and the basic ways to do so. He first shows us how to properly crop images to ensure that printed pictures are the proper size for the paper. Clic ...more

How To : Use the pan and crop tools in Sony Vegas Pro 8

This video shows you how to work with the pan and crop tool in Sony Vegas Movie Studio and Pro. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure ...more

How To : Create a quick grunge effect in Photoshop CS3

Here is another cool photo manipulation you can do using Photoshop CS3. You can take a normal photo you’ve taken and really make it look unique by giving it harder edges and some more texture to the shot. Mix up your photos with this effect. To start, open a texture photo. Go ...more

How To : Crop and rotate images in iMovie '08

This tutorial goes over using the crop tool in iMovie '08 to change the orientation of your clip or crop the clip. This tool is very useful for auto-fitting your videos to letterbox, or ipod output sizes.

How To : Create a mosaic look in Photoshop

This tutorial teaches you how to create a mosaic photo made up of many smaller photos in Photoshop. It explains the use of the crop tool, image resizing, use of sharpen filters and of fading command. It also handles creation of custom patterns with the use of the define patter ...more

How To : Create a widescreen effect in Sony Vegas 7.0

In this software tutorial you will learn how to create a widescreen effect using the video event pan/crop tool in Sony Vegas 7. Sony Vegas 7 is an industry standard for video editing, so make your videos look professional by adding a widescreen effect.

How To : Add rounded corners to photos in Photoshop

Photoshopuniverse shows you how to quickly add rounded corners to photos using Photoshop. He talks about vector masks which he is going to use to give the photo in the video a rounded corner. He uses layers inside of Photoshop to complete this task and also use the Crop tool. ...more

How To : Straighten your photos using Photoshop CS4

In this how-to video, you will learn how to straighten crooked photos in Photoshop. First, open the photo you want to straighten in Photoshop. Next, use the ruler tool under the eye dropper tool. Select it and zoom in to an area. Find a crooked line to straighten, such as a bu ...more

How To : Create a vector RSS icon in Illustrator

In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to create a vector RSS icon in Illustrator. Open illustrator and open a new document. Select the ‘rounded rectangle tool’ from the rectangle menu. Click and drag to draw a rounded square. Select the gradient fill on the le ...more

How To : Capture screenshots on a Windows PC with GIMP

This video tutorial belongs to the Computers & Programming category which is going to show you how to capture screenshots on a Windows PC with GIMP. Open up 'My Room' and make sure the box is taking up the whole screen. To take away the bubbles, press ctrl + B + B. That is you ...more

How To : Color correct product shots in Photoshop

Yanik Chauvin teaches us how to color correct product shots in Photoshop in this tutorial. First, remove some of the black from the image by using your crop tool. After this, if your image is too wide, duplicate your layer and use the marquee tool to edit. Remove any dust spot ...more

How To : Use the Wondershare DVD ripper for Mac

This video tutorial from burnworld shows how to use Wondershare DVD ripper on Mac computer. To start, open the application. Click Load DVD. Browse for DVD you want to rip. Click Choose. Its content will be opened in the main application window. You can preview your DVD. You ...more

How To : Make a reflection in water using Photoshop

In this how to video, you will learn how to make a reflection in water using Photoshop. First, open the image in Photoshop. Select the crop tool and select the whole photo. Click and drag the lower part down. Select the rectangular marquee tool and select the picture. Click on ...more

News : Facebook Photo Album Hacked (You Can Do It, Too)

When the much buzzed Facebook profile page redesign was released back in December, French artist and co-director of ad agency La Bande Originale Alexandre Oudin came up with an innovative way to maximize the visual possibilities of the page. His clever "hack" created a ripple ...more

How To : Change Your Mac Icons

This how-to article is about changing you Mac icons. It goes into detail on how to make your dock icons a different image, like your favorite sports team or just a cool looking image. Video: . Step 1: Choose an Image Choose an image you would like to use. When searching the i ...more

How To : Add icons to your apps using Xcode

Simple SDK demonstrates how to add icons to your iPhone applications using XCode. Find your desired app and right click on it to designate that you want to open it with Gimp. Use the rectangle tool to crop the image to a square size. Add text to the image as desired. Then, sca ...more

How To : Crop and compose images in Keynote '09

Check out this informative video tutorial from Apple on how to crop and compose images using the mask tool in Keynote '09. iWork '09, the office productivity suite from Apple, is the easiest way to create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. Writing and page layouts ar ...more

How To : Create a Polaroid photo effect in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial the instructor shows how to create a Polaroid photo. First open the regular photo and make it into square shape as Polaroid images are in square shape. So use the selection tool and crop it into square shape. Now unlock the layer from background mode ...more

How To : Play Farmville on Facebook with a few basics

Facebook is the number one Social Networking site that hosts the number way farming game, FarmVille! This video will give you a few basics to bring you back to your farming roots! Your game screen will show your plot of land surrounded by some neighbor's farms. Using your clic ...more

How To : Edit a raw photo file using Adobe Photoshop

If you're new to Adobe Photoshop, editing photos can be a bit intimidating, especially when dealing with raw file formats. But with the help of this Photoshop tutorial, you'll be able to fix up your raw photos without any problems. Gavin Hoey walks you through his steps of Cam ...more

How To : Fix Blurry Photos in Photoshop

It's very easy to get a slightly blurry photograph due to a moving subject, camera shake, or just an incorrect auto-focus, but you don’t have to let that ruin an otherwise terrific picture. All it takes is a little finesse in Photoshop or another photo editing software. This g ...more

How To : Use farmhands and arborists in FarmVille (7/2/10)

This video tutorial shows how to use arborists and farmhands in FarmVille (07/02/10). Farmhands and arborists are two of the most powerful helper tools that you can employ on a large FarmVille farm, allowing you to take care of all of your plants of a particular type with a si ...more

How To : Use the biplane in FarmVille (06/07/10)

This video tutorial shows how to use the biplane to increase your mastery in FarmVille (06/07/10). The biplane is one of the most fun tools available to the FarmVille player, causing all of your crops to become ready for harvesting instantly. This video will teach you how to ...more

How To : Remove date and time stamps from your photos

There are various ways to remove the timestamp on your photos using Photoshop. You can use the crop too and crop out the photo, but then you'll lose parts of the photo as well. You can use the patch tool, and draw a border around the date, then drag the date to another area, l ...more

How To : Crop an image in Adobe Photoshop CS2

In this how-to video, you will learn how to crop an image using Adobe Photoshop CS4. First, open Photoshop and open the image you want to crop. Next, press filter and select the edge hollow tool. Carefully draw around the image you want to crop. Once this is done, click on the ...more

How To : Use the Crop-a-dile to set eyelets

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use the Crop-A-Dile to set eyelets. The Crop-A-Dile is a tool that can punch holes and snap eyelets. The sides of the tool allows users to set a measurement for hole punching. This allows for users to make accurate and straight hole ...more

News : Collections Overview

A handy chart I put together so you can see all the collections at one time and decide what to focus on for whatever you may need! Some have boosts as a reward, others give you energy, still others give you items. Check them out! New: Chicken Coop added 6/17/2010 Collectio ...more

How To : Crop an image with Photoshop CS3

There are many instances when you may need to crop an image. Whether you need an avatar for a social networking site, or a specifically-sized image to insert into your website, Adobe Photoshop is an excellent tool to use. Learn how to bring an image into Photoshop and all the ...more

Snapseed : Can a $5 App Replace Lightroom and Photoshop?

Snapseed is a highly regarded and award-winning photo-editing app for iOS devices. Originating out of image manipulation specialist Nik Software in San Diego, Snapseed is Apple’s iPad App of the Year and, after using it for the purposes of this review, I believe it points to t ...more

How To : Use web application Sumo Paint

In this video, we learn how to use the web application, Sumo Paint. First, go to the website Sumo Paint and the website will start to load in a new window a Flash application. Once it's fully loaded, you will be able to add an image and then start to edit it. There are several ...more

How To : Crop an image in Photoshop Express

This episode shows you how to use the cropping tool to re-frame and compose your image by removing the unwanted parts in Photoshop Express. Crop an image in Photoshop Express. Click through to watch this video on flickr.com

How To : Create custom titles in iMovie 09

In order to make Custom titles in IMovie '09, you will need the following: Seashore or any other compatible program. First, you'll need to figure out the size of the movie. Click on File and "project properties". It will show you the size. When you go into "Export Movie", you ...more

How To : Make a brushed metal effect in Photoshop

In order to make a brushed metal effects in Photoshop you should first go to your gradient tool and select a dark grey or a black and click okay. Shift and drag your mouse to create the gradient. Next, go to filter, Noise, and then add noise and change the percent to 40% and c ...more

News : Making Art on Your iOS Device, Part 5: Photography

There are seemingly endless photography apps for the iPhone—it is perhaps one of the most popular arenas for application developers. We've covered a few in Giveaway Tuesdays, but nothing comprehensive. We would be remiss to omit the two most popular frontrunners—Hipstamatic ( ...more

How To : Crop and rotate photos in Adobe Photoshop Elements

Remove unnecessary content and orient your images in the proper direction using the crop and rotate tools in Adobe Photoshop Elements. This very basic tutorial shows you how do some easy and quick fixes to draw out what you want from your PSE projects.

News : So You Just Bought Photoshop. Now What?

Photoshop. It’s like a mountain to climb. You can chug up to the top, working hard, never letting up, or you can just go part way up and scoot around the side of the mountain and still get to the other side. Not everyone needs to be a Photoshop guru, or ninja pixel punisher. T ...more

How To : Use vignettes with Lightroom

This video tutorial is in the software category where Kerry Garrison will show you how to use vignettes with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. By this you can remove the dark corners in a photo created by some zoom lenses. Select the photo, kick in the vignettes and fade out the corn ...more

How To : Scan and crop images in Adobe Photoshop

Want to digitally restore an old family photograph in Adobe Photoshop? Before you can remove noise and dust, you'll need to scan and crop it. Maximize dynamic range with Photoshop's levels and curves tool. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply ...more

How To : Crop a photograph in Adobe Photoshop CS4

This video is about how to crop a photograph in Adobe Photoshop CS4. So the first step that you will have to do is just simply open the Adobe Photoshop CS4. Once it has loaded, just open a picture that you want to crop out. After the picture have been loaded. If the picture is ...more

How To : Key out a green screen background in Final Cut Pro

Let FiveSprockets help you get rid of the green screen effect in your videos and add great backgrounds to your movies at home! By using the Final Cut Pro program, follow along as you set your green screen clip in the display. From there you select the Effects, then Video Filte ...more

How To : Use Splice to Edit Movies on Your iPhone for Free

Apple is famous for their easy to use consumer software such as Garage Band and iMovie. However, I've found their apps a little hard to use. Why? Because their suite of software, mainly the consumer apps I've mentioned, errs on the side of ease of use. Isn't that a contradict ...more

News : 10 Photography Apps for Android

Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills. Submit your best shot to our weekly competition for a chance to win an awes ...more

Camera Plus Pro : The iPhone Camera App That Does it All

Even with Apple's forthcoming iOS 5 updates to its default camera application, those upcoming features can't match what already exists in Global Delight's Camera Plus Pro. For $1.99, Camera Plus Pro provides users with over 100 tools for every part of the picture taking proces ...more

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