You would think that surely there couldn't possibly be that much to cropping, rotating, or positioning layer content. In some respects, you would be right. However, as always, Photoshop holds a few pleasant surprises when you start looking behind the deceptively simple facade and the tools and commands. For example, the Crop tool has hidden modes that become apparent only after you define a crop. Furthermore, the tool not only lets you crop excess data but also hide data. The next sections cover the various options available for cropping, rotating, and positioning layer content in more detail and start by looking at the different modes the Crop tool has to offer.
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Adobe Photoshop can be a complex tool only because you can do so much with it, however for in this video series, we're going to keep it as simple as possible. In fact, in this video you'll see an overview of the few tools and Adobe Photoshop features we will use. When you see this video, you'll see how you can do so much with so few features, but you'll learn how to use them in depth in the future videos.