There’s an excerpt from my book, “The Photoshop CS3 Book for Digital Photographers” posted over at, which shows you, among other things, how to crop in CS3 using the photographic rule of thirds. I know what you’re thinking; “Cropping. That sounds exciting!” but it’s actually a really helpful technique, which makes use of the Custom Shape tools. Here’s the link to the tutorial.

About The Author

Scott is the President of KelbyOne, an online educational community for Photographers, Photoshop and Lightroom users. He's editor and publisher of Photoshop User Magazine, Conference Technical Chair for the Photoshop World Conference & Expo, and the author of a string of bestselling Photoshop, Lightroom, and photography books.