Going fish-eye with Polar Coordinates Photoshop


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Going fish-eye with Polar Coordinates

You've probably seen images captured with a fisheye lens, and perhaps you even have a fisheye lens, or you've used one from time to time. But even if you don't have a fish eye lens at your disposal, you can create a similar effect with a special filter within Photoshop. It's called polar coordinates, and it can create a rather interesting effect for just about any photo. Let's take a look at how we can use this effect. I'll start by creating a copy of my background image layer. By dragging the thumbnail for that layer down to the Create New Layer button at the bottom of the Layers panel. And then I'll go to the Filter menu and from the Distort submenu, I'll choose Polar Coordinates.

That will bring up the Polar Coordinates dialog. Now at first glance with this image it might look like absolutely nothing is happening but, if we zoom out just a little bit on that preview, you'll quickly see that the image is being rather dramatically alter...

Going fish-eye with Polar Coordinates
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Going fish-eye with Polar Coordinates provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Creative Effects and Filters

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