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Creative Lightroom Pt 7

Lens Corrections Module

Tim Parkin

Amateur Photographer who plays with big cameras and film when in between digital photographs.

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In this installment of the Lightroom videos we'll be looking at Lens Corrections module. This corrects chromatic aberration, vignetting, distortion and perspective correction.

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Here are the images we will be looking at.

Firstly we corrected the horizon and used a lens profile to correct the distortion on this image

Vignetting and levelling

Vignetting and levelling

Then we looked at chromatic aberration correction on a photograph of Tim's taken on an old Canon FD 24mm f/2.8 lens. Here's the before and after

Before

Before

After

After

We'll look in depth at chromatic aberration in a future article as it's more complicated than it first seems.

Following this we looked at perspective correction, distortion and vignetting on this Saltwick image of Joe's

Before

Before

After

After

and finally we took a look at Lightroom's ability to correct axial chromatic aberration (correctly known as secondary spectrum aberrations or sometimes spherochromatism).

Before

Before

After

After

 



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