How do you scale an image in Photoshop?
HOW TO SCALE AN IMAGE OR SELECTION
- Edit > Transform > Scale.
- Edit > Free Transform > Scale.
- Edit > Content-Aware Scale.
How do I resize an image in Photoshop without scaling?
Choose Edit > Content-Aware Scale. Use the bottom transformation handle to click-and-drag it to the top. Then, click on the checkmark found on the Options panel to commit to the changes. Then, press Ctrl D (Windows) or Command D (macOS) to deselect, and now, you have a piece that perfectly fits within the space.
How do you proportionally scale an image?
If the Shift key is held down whilst moving the handle, then the proportions of the object will be preserved. For example, if I hold Shift and drag the bottom edge upwards to reduce the size by half, then the right edge will automatically move to the left to reduce the width of the object by the same amount.
How do I make an image not stretch in Photoshop?
The Constrain Proportions option lets you maintain the aspect ratio (the ratio of image width to image height). If you select this option and change the image size and resolution, the image does not stretch or shrink. The Resample Image option lets you change the size of an image without changing the resolution.
How do I reduce the size of an image in Photoshop without losing quality?
How to Reduce the Size of an Image Using Photoshop
- With Photoshop open, go to File > Open and select an image.
- Go to Image > Image Size.
- An Image Size dialog box will appear like the one pictured below.
- Enter new pixel dimensions, document size, or resolution.
- Select Resampling Method.
- Click OK to accept the changes.
How do I scale in Photoshop without distortion?
Select the “Constrain Proportions” option to scale the image without distorting it and change the value in the “Height” or “Width” box. The second value changes automatically to prevent the image from distorting. Press-and-hold the Shift key, grab a corner point, and drag inward to resize the selection area.