It’s true that you need to try to compose your shots the best way you can right in your camera. However, don’t forget that cropping can be quite a powerful tool as it can significantly improve a decent, yet somewhat average photo. In fact, it can help you salvage a photo that you could’ve otherwise discarded.
There’s no need to shy away from cropping a picture in fear of quality loss. If you crop images of high-resolution without going overboard, they will still be of a good enough quality.
In this day and age, cropping images is a skill that you have no other choice but to learn if you want to share your images online. After all, most social media platforms these days require you to crop images in one way or another. If you are designing your website right now, you might’ve run into the need to change the aspect ratio and shape of your photos as well.
So, do you want to know how to crop images in Illustrator quickly and easily? In this article you will find step-by-step instructions on how to do just that as well as learn about another way to get rid of unnecessary elements in your images.
There are two main ways of cropping an image in Adobe’s Illustrator. Both of them are pretty simple and straightforward. Let’s take a look!