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The Photoshop® CS Book for Digital Photographers by Scott Kelby

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Automated Cropping and Straightening

Since nearly everybody (digital or not) has a shoebox full of old vintage family photos up in the attic, I wanted to include a tutorial on the new Crop and Straighten Photos automation. Its name is a bit misleading, because it does much more—it lets you scan multiple photos at one time (on your flatbed scanner), then it looks at each photo, straightens it, and then copies each into its own separate window (saving you the trouble).

Step One.
Place as many photos as will fit at one time on the scanning bed of your flatbed desktop scanner and scan them in. They’ll all appear in one large document (as shown here). As you can see, these photos were crooked when placed on the scanning bed, so naturally they appear ...

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