How To Correct Lens Aberration Using Your Canon 5D Mark III


show more Occasionally, you may find that the lenses you are using with your Canon 5D Mark III add aberrations to your photographs. For example, if you use some wide-angle lenses, you may find that vignetting can cause darkening in the corners of the picture. While this can sometimes be a desired effect, your camera can automatically correct this, among other problems, like chromatic aberrations. You will learn all about correcting lens aberrations in this online video. show less
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Correcting lens aberration

Sometimes optical problems in a lens can create visible artifacts in your image. Lens aberration correction attacks two different kinds of optical problems. Vignetting is a darkening that can occur in the corners of your image. Vignettes most often occur with wide-angle lenses, and sometimes a vignette can add a nice effect to an image; it can bring attention to the center of the frame. Most of the time, though, you don't want vignettes in your image, and your camera has a feature to remove these when you're shooting JPEG images.

Chromatic aberration occurs when the lens doesn't focus all wavelengths of light to precisely the same point. The practical upshot is that you'll see colored fringes around some areas of your image. As with vignetting, your camera can address these issues when you're shooting in JPEG mode. Lens aberration correction, which is in the first page of the shooting menu, is where you will find controls for both correcting vignettes and chromatic ...

Correcting lens aberration
Video duration: 2m 46s 5h 30m Beginner Updated Feb 04, 2016

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Occasionally, you may find that the lenses you are using with your Canon 5D Mark III add aberrations to your photographs. For example, if you use some wide-angle lenses, you may find that vignetting can cause darkening in the corners of the picture. While this can sometimes be a desired effect, your camera can automatically correct this, among other problems, like chromatic aberrations. You will learn all about correcting lens aberrations in this online video.

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Photography
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5D Mark III
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