Zoom out image smaller than canvas

Feature Idea (one per thread):
Our content editors ned the flexibility to zoom and image out when cropping to be smaller than the canvas size. We often have pngs of product images which we need to resize and position properly in the frame. Currently the content editor needs to have photoshop to properly size the photo first which kind of defeats the purpose of the image editor in prismic.

Issue that it solves:
More flexible image cropping would mean that our content editors wouldn't need an image editing program in order to have them display properly on the site.

Hey @teamgi, thanks for reaching out.

You can apply any level of customization you need for your images using the Image field response views in the builder. This allows you to restrict the sizing of the canvas that appears in the document editor.

Then you can apply your own image transformations modifying the response URL of the image.

Prismic uses Imgix to perform image compression, but you can apply many other editing settings, similar to what you can do with an image editing tool, such as Photoshop. Read Imgix's official API reference to learn all you can do.

@Paulina thanks for the response. The issue is that I we cannot resize the image in the editor smaller than the original image size. I'm aware of the imigix api, but this is not an option for our content editors as they are not technical.

I see. In that case, you need to modify the Image field settings and leave the first sizing option empty so that it takes the full size of the image.
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Then you can add any additional constraints you need. For example, here I have an image that originally measures 3360 × 2240. I added one smaller constraint with the same proportions but smaller (1680x1120) and then a mobile view (800x800) that will crop the image similar to what you have now