Join Colin Smith for an in-depth discussion in this video Compensating for a lens vignette and adding a vignette for a creative feel, part of Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers.
While using a wide-angle lens can produce stunning, sweeping panoramic views, one of …the caveats is that the wide-angle lens, when it's wide open, it can't always get as much …light on the edges of the lens as it can in the middle of the glass. …And we can see the result of that in this photograph, where it's dark around the edges; …particularly the corners are very dark. …While for sometimes this can be desirable for a creative effect, it's not always what we want. …In this case, we can get rid of this. This is called lens vignetting.…
What we can do is go into the Develop panel, into the Lens Correction, and then here is …the Lens Vignetting. …If we push this to the left, it darkens the vignette, and if we push it to the right, it lightens it. …So all we need to do is just push it across a little bit till we lighten those values …around those edges, and that's pretty much how we compensate for it. …Let's look at it before and after. …Notice it's not changing the middle of the photograph; …
There's nothing more frustrating than having hundreds of digital pictures clogging up one's hard drive. Photoshop Lightroom 1.3 for Digital Photographers teaches picture-takers how to import, organize, develop, and output images with ease. Instructor Colin Smith breaks down even the most complex tasks into quick and easy-to-understand techniques, and demonstrates multiple methods that work in real-world situations. He teaches photographers how to work efficiently with metadata; create custom keyword sets; and understand Lightroom's ratings, flags, and labels. Colin also shares some of his secret tips!
- Importing images from a hard drive
- Working with the panels efficiently
- Understanding and managing catalogs
- Customizing the HTML galleries
- Adding music to slideshow presentations
- Converting grayscale images
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. The Library and Catalogs
6. Advanced Adjustments
9. Lightroom for the Web
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