How To Avoid “Smooshed” Or Distorted Images

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We’ve all faced this classic problem: needing an image to fit in a certain space, but it’s just not the right size. When you’re trying to make an image fit, it’s important to always maintain the aspect ratio; otherwise, the image will look “smooshed” or distorted.

Try cropping images

One of the easiest ways to make an image fit is to crop it rather than to distort the size.

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How To Avoid Distorted Images

Microsoft Word and Publisher make this easy with the Crop tool. To find this, click on a photo and then click on the Picture Tools menu atop your screen.

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