Explore simple square cropping.
Learn the basics with this simple how-to for quickly cropping a square image. The Crop tool is non-destructive, meaning you can choose to save the cropped pixels, and edit or crop your image again later. You can also learn how to remove the edges of a photo permanently.
Straighten and crop an image.
Sometimes the framing on a photo isn’t perfect before you begin editing. Check out this tutorial for straightening an image using content-aware technology. This tool intelligently fills in the gaps when you expand your canvas beyond the image’s original size.
Create more circular art.
If you want to create circular art to go with your circle crop, take a look at this intriguing step-by-step guide from artist Amr Elshamy. See how he used the Polar Coordinates distortion filter in Photoshop to turn a beautiful photo of a mountain range into something completely new.
Once you’ve mastered the circle crop in Photoshop, you can easily use your new image in any project you have underway across Adobe Creative Cloud apps. Explore what’s beyond the cropped circle, as well, and use these methods to crop your images into other shapes.