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iWork for Mac OS X Cookbook by Alexander Anichkin

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Placing, cropping, editing, moving, and resizing photos

The first simple step to master when working with photos is to learn how to insert one into your document. Then, because photos rarely come out in perfect composition, we may want to crop them, leaving only the most interesting details. Next, a few small adjustments can enhance the graphic impact of the original photo. In this recipe, we look at these basic techniques.

Getting ready

First, open a blank iWork document and find a photo with several objects in it, but with one that is clearly the focal, central point of the composition. Put the photo into an easily accessible place, for example on the Desktop, in iPhoto, or in a folder created for this purpose.

There are three basic ways in which ...

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