Step 1: Open your photograph in Photoshop. Find the Tools Palette (Window Show Tools) and click the Crop Tool, the third tool down on the left side. Step 2: Look at the corners of your image, and you’ll see the four symbols at the corners of the crop tool bounding box. Position your cursor (with your mouse or Wacom tablet cursor or touch screen) on one corner box and drag in inward to crop. A simple and quick tutorial on how to cut out an image and remove the background in Photoshop. This basic Photoshop cc/cs6 tutorial will show you how to delete that background and use your image. Written by Steve Patterson. Adobe first added content-aware capabilities to the Crop Tool in Photoshop CC 2015.5. And what content-aware cropping allows us to do is add more room around our images. Cropping An Image In Adobe Photoshop. Cropping - This changes the number of pixels in an image by cropping away the pixels from the surrounding area. In the photo editor Adobe Photoshop an image can be cropped with the Crop tool or the Crop command. To crop an image with the Crop tool, follow these instructions. Step 1. Choose the Crop tool from the Tool Panel or press C. In Adobe Photoshop Elements, you can crop, or remove, the portion surrounding the crop marquee, or selection. Cropping is useful for removing distracting background elements and creating a focus for your photo. In today’s tutorial, you will learn how to crop in a circle in Photoshop using the frame tool. Cropping your photos into a circle will help you generate better social media profile photos or website images. Cropping is the process of removing portions of a photo to create focus or strengthen the composition. Use the Crop tool to crop and straighten photos in Photoshop. The Crop tool is non-destructive, and you can choose to retain the cropped pixels to optimize the crop boundaries later. The Crop tool. Cropping photos is one of the most basic, but important, photo editing skills. A crooked horizon or something distracting on the edge can ruin a great image. In this tutorial, I show you how to crop images, how to straighten images, and how to crop an image non-destructively with Photoshop CC!We'll start with the basics and learn how to crop images using the Crop Tool. Recently while I was conducting a Photoshop seminar tour, I realized that a lot of people were tripping up with the simple crop tool. It’s not that people don’t know how to crop an image, it’s that they don’t know how to do it an get the results they are looking for.