Lightroom Crop To Specific Pixel Size

By | 14/10/2022

How to ingather and resize your artwork, and export a JPEG or TIF file in Adobe Lightroom for print.

This two office guide explains how to crop and resize your images within Adobe Lightroom if you lot require specific sizes for your artwork.

  • If yous need a specific size print theprintspace recommends cropping your file in Adobe Lightroom prior to resizing and follow
    Pace one and 2
    of this tutorial.
  • If your paradigm file is in the right proportions / aspect ratio, you can just consign a new file at the desired dimensions and just follow
    Stride 2
    of the tutorial.

Step 1: Cropping an image in Adobe Lightroom

  • Open Lightroom and in the Library Module go
    File > Import Photos and Video, or click the Import button at the lesser of the screen

  • Locate the file or photo you need to crop in the source console on the left hand side and press the
    Import
    button

  • Now get to the
    Develop
    module and select the
    Crop and Straighten Tool

  • Click on
    Original
    next to the padlock icon and select
    Enter Custom
    at the bottom of the drop-down list.

  • At present enter the aspect ratio or proportions of your required print size and select ok. In this instance we are cropping for a impress size of sixteen x 12 inches.

  • Movement the ingather size and location to crop your file as required using the grid. Greyed-out areas will exist removed during cropping.
  • Select
    Done
    to ingather your image and now your file is in the correct proportions.

Step two: Resizing and exporting a file in Adobe Lightroom

Once you are happy with your crop you just need to export your file at the correct concrete size for printing.

  • Go to
    File > Export
  • In
    Export,
    select the destination where you desire to save the file and select
    Put in a Subfolder
    and proper name that subfolder as required.
  • In
    File-naming
    select
    Rename
    to
    and apply
    Custom
    name and in the
    Custom Text
    field add together your desired proper noun for the file.

In
File Settings
options

  • Select Image format – TIF
  • Compression – None
  • Colorspace – Adobe RGB 1998
  • Fleck Depth – 8 bits/component

Notation: There are also options to export equally JPEG, brand sure y’all use the highest quality setting (100) for best results in print with minimal quality loss.

At present you can set the required image size in CMs or inches for you print.

In
Image sizing

  • Check
    Resize to fit >
    Long edge
  • Below select the
    Long Edge

In our example for a 16 x 12 inch print, the long edge is sixteen inches.

  • Enter the long border dimension and select units as inches (in) and choose a resolution of 300 pixels per inch.

  • At present click the
    Export
    push button and your image is fix to print.

Even so need help?

If you lot would like to speak to i of our team members about cropping and resizing your images, then arrive touch here.



Source: https://www.theprintspace.co.uk/help/knowledge-base/cropping-and-resizing-in-adobe-lightroom/