Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Correcting camera distortion, part of Photoshop Elements 11 Essentials: 02 Editing and Retouching Photos .
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The Correct Camera Distortion filter here in the Expert edit workspace is a…one-stop shop for fixing several different common problems that typically result…from the length or perspective of your camera's lens.…Let's see how to use this multifaceted filter.…I'll select it here in the Filter menu, and that opens the large Correct Camera…Distortion dialog box.…The first thing you'll notice here is the big grid on top of the photo. That's a…really handy reference when you're dragging the sliders to try to correct…distortion in a photo, but sometimes it does get in the way of seeing the photo.…
So you can turn it on and off by going down to the Show Grid feature and…unchecking or checking there.…When I do uncheck Show Grid you can better see that this photo suffers from…what's called barrel distortion, or this bowing out of content that's caused by…shooting with a wide-angle lens.…I'm going to use the Remove Distortion slider to try to fix that.…I'll turn the grid back on so that I can use it's vertical lines as a reference,…
- Arranging the panels and interface
- Cropping and resizing photos
- Creating new layers
- Refining selections
- Hiding content with a layer mask
- Using adjustment layers
- Correcting color, lighting, and contrast
- Converting a color photo to black and white
- Creating a panorama from multiple photos
- Retouching blemishes and wrinkles
- Making adjustments in Camera Raw
Skill Level Beginner
1. Expert Edit Basics
2. Working with Layers
3. Using Selections and Masks
4. Correcting Photos
5. Using Photomerge
7. Processing in Camera Raw
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