Fixing lens distortion


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Fixing lens distortion

Occasionally, you may have a picture sent to you of a framed photograph, maybe from a relative who has an old family photo that they don't want to take off the wall. Ideally you'd like to have a number of photos taken of the picture, all from different angles, so you can stitch it together to make one great image, but sometimes all you get is one photo taken in bad light, complete with lens distortion. This photo was taken straight on of an oval bubble-glass portrait, and it has a distortion both on the sides and the top.

Let's go over a couple of ways to correct that. Begin by duplicating the original layer, Ctrl+J on a PC, Command+J on a Mac, and then go to Filter > Lens Correction. You can go over here to the Remove Distortion tool, but it can be a little on the frustrating side, pulling it down and up trying to get it exactly the way you like it. If you don't like how it looks and you want to start over, you can hold down the Alt or Option key, and it will turn your...

Fixing lens distortion
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Fixing lens distortion provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Janine Smith as part of the Photo Restoration with Photoshop

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Photography
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