Fixing Problems Caused by Your Camera’s Lens

Back in Elements 5, Adobe introduced a filter called the Correct Camera Distortion filter. It is pretty much a one-stop shop for repairing the most common problems caused by the camera’s lens, including pincushion and barrel distortion, horizontal and vertical perspective problems, and edge vignetting.

Problem One:

Perspective Distortion

Step One:

The first problem we’re going to tackle is perspective distortion. In the example shown here, I captured this photo with a 14–24mm lens, so the church looks like it’s leaning and all of the vertical walls appear at an angle.



Step Two:

To fix ...

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