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Real World Print Production with Adobe Creative Suite Applications by Claudia McCue

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Cropping and Transforming Images

It would be great if you could anticipate the exact size, crop, and angle at which you’ll want to use an image in your page layout. But it’s difficult to see that far down the line at the moment you’re slipping a print under the lid of your flatbed scanner. Oh, and watch out for that little gust of wind that comes along just as you’re putting the lid down...

Cropping

Should you crop your images during scanning or when you’re saving a digital photograph? Maybe. If you’re certain about future image use, feel free to crop. Leave a reasonable rind around the image area you intend to use to provide some elbow room when you place the image in the final page. However, if you think there’s even a remote chance that ...

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