5 common lens problems (and how to solve them)
Lens Problem No. 4: Barrel Distortion
Pictures look like they’ve been wrapped around a barrel, with central areas looking larger than they should be.
Rather than standing close and zooming out, step back and zoom in. You can also fix subtle distortion using Photoshop’s Lens Correction tools.
For more on how to fix this in post-processing, see our step-by-step guide to Barrel Distortion: how to correct leaning buildings in Photoshop Elements.
PROBLEM No. 1: Lens Flare
PROBLEM No. 2: Vignetting
PROBLEM No. 3: Converging Verticals
PROBLEM No. 4: Barrel Distortion
PROBLEM No. 5: Lens Diffraction
DO or Di? Your lens markings explained
How to find your lens’ sweet spot
Test your lens’ sharpness
Old lenses: how to use, choose and adapt old film lenses for your DSLR
9 things you should know about using super-telephoto lenses
on Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 at 5:00 pm under Photography Tutorials, Tutorials.
Tags: camera tips, lenses