How To Fit Image To Canvas In Photoshop

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One of the most common tasks for designers in Photoshop is fitting an image to a canvas size. This is important whether you are creating a banner for a website or preparing the image for printing. In this blog post, we will provide a step-by-step guide on how to properly fit an image to a canvas in Photoshop.

Steps to Fit Image to Canvas in Photoshop

Step 1: Open the Image in Photoshop

First and foremost, open the image you want to resize in Photoshop by selecting File > Open.

Step 2: Open the Canvas Size Dialog Box

With your image open, you will need to change the size of your canvas. To do this, click on the Image menu at the top of the screen and select Canvas Size.

Step 3: Adjust the Canvas Size

In the Canvas Size box, you will see the current size of your canvas. To fit your image to the canvas, you need to adjust these numbers.

To keep the proportions of your image, ensure the Relative box is checked. Then, set the Width and Height to match the size of your image.

Step 4: Position the Image on the Canvas

After setting the canvas size, you will need to position your image on the canvas. You can use the Anchor setting in the Canvas Size dialog box to choose where the image should be placed.

Finally, click on the OK button to apply the changes. Photoshop will resize the canvas to fit your image.

In Conclusion

Fitting an image to a canvas in Photoshop is not a complicated task, and it allows you to properly display your image without any parts being cut off or distorted. With these simple steps, you can easily fit any image to any canvas size. Keep practicing and exploring the tool to become more proficient in Photoshop!