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.

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Disclaimer: This is just one way to crop.

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