Flip the composition of an image

You use the Flip adjustment controls when you want to flip the composition of the image vertically, horizontally, or both.

Figure. Image before and after a Flip adjustment.

Flip an image’s composition

  1. Select a photo.

  2. If the Flip controls are not shown in the Adjustments inspector or the Adjustments pane of the Inspector HUD, choose Flip from the Add Adjustment pop-up menu.

    Figure. Flip Type pop-up menu in the Flip area of the Adjustments inspector.
  3. Choose an option from the Flip Type pop-up menu:

    • To flip the image horizontally: Choose Horizontal.

    • To flip the image vertically: Choose Vertical.

    • To flip the image both horizontally and vertically: Choose Horizontal and Vertical.