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Photoshop iPad for Beginners

Lesson 4 of 13

Crop, Rotate, and Export a Photo in Photoshop on the iPad

Jesús Ramirez

Photoshop iPad for Beginners

Jesús Ramirez

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Lesson Info

4. Crop, Rotate, and Export a Photo in Photoshop on the iPad
In this first project, you will learn to use the Crop Tool to crop and rotate an image. Then you will learn to export your project as a jpg.

Lesson Info

Crop, Rotate, and Export a Photo in Photoshop on the iPad

Let's start with the first project in this class where I will show you how to crop, rotate and export a photo in Photoshop on the IPad. First, select the crop tool from the toolbar in the crop and rotate mode. A bounding box appears around your image. You can drag on the corner handles on the bounding box to select the areas to crop. The touch. Shortcuts give you extra control. The primary touch shortcut allows you to constrain the crop. Simply tap and hold the touch, shortcut and drag on the corner handle. If you drag out to activate the secondary touch shortcut, you can crop from the center of your crop overlay. Then you can decide how to crop your image. For me, this crop looks good. The rotation dial appears directly below the bounding box, and you can drag on it to rotate your crop. Rotating the crop can help you straighten Ah, horizon. Dragging on the rotation dial while holding the primary touch shortcut will rotate the crops in 15 degree increments. In this case, I'll rotated m...

anually. Once you rotate to straighten your horizon, you can tap on the done button next you can export this image by tapping on the export and share button. From here, you can do a quick export to export a high quality J peg, but instead choose published and export, where you have MAWR export options, including the foul format, PNG, JPEG, PSD and Tiff. Each file format will give you different export options. With a J peg. You can set the file quality. The higher the quality, the larger the file size. In this case, I can set it to maximum and then tap on export. From here, you can select where to save the image. I'll tap on the save image button to save it on my IPad. Next, let's look at the retouching tools in Photoshop on the IPad.

Class Description


  • Retouch your photos in Photoshop on the iPad
  • Make Composites in Photoshop on the iPad
  • Draw and Paint in Photoshop on the iPad


Join Jesús Ramirez, the expert instructor from the very popular Photoshop Training Channel (PTC) on YouTube, as he teaches you how to take your image editing on the go with Photoshop for the iPad.

In this class, you’ll discover how you can edit your photos, apply creative effects, and create composites in Photoshop on the iPad.


  • Beginner photographers who want to retouch their photos on the iPad.
  • Beginner photographers who want to create composites on the iPad.
  • Photoshop users who want to expand their workflow onto the iPad.


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Jesús Ramirez is a digital graphics expert, speaker, and educator specializing in Adobe Photoshop. With over 15 years of professional design experience, he has worked with clients such as Adobe, Microsoft, Motorola, and Conde Nast. Jesús is best known as the founder of the Photoshop Training Channel (PTC), one of the most popular Photoshop YouTube channels in the world with over one million subscribers.