With the Crop Tool active, in order to preserve the cropped off area, you’ll want to make sure that the “Delete Cropped Pixels” option is not checked. This way, if you need to adjust the crop at a later point, and bring back some of the original data, you can easily do so.

Disclaimer: This is just one way to crop.

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Join the conversation! 9 Comments

  1. This tip is for Ps6 and CC, correct? It’s not available in Ps5.

  2. good tip, simple and efficient.

  3. I’m assuming this wouldn’t apply anyone in PSE? I’ve got version 11.


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Howard Pinsky, an Adobe Community Professional, is an online educator providing content for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. His work can be seen on YouTube and through Adobe's education portals.


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