LR5 Beta Lens correction Modes

No Correction
No Correction

The Beta for Lightroom has been out for a few weeks now, and there are some nice touches. For those wondering yes you can buy it as usual and not have to subscribe to Adobe’s Creative Cloud.

Vertical Correction in LR5
Vertical Correction in LR5

The last couple of days I have been playing with the new Lens correction tool. In the new Beta its actually a lot more then that. You can as well as correcting for lens issues you can correct for verticals as seen above but also do level correction as seen below.

Level Correction in LR5
Level Correction in LR5
Full Correction in LR5
Full Correction in LR5

Full corrections are also available and finally Auto, which you can see below. It can prove quite useful for correcting architectural shots. It can prove more challenging when there are people in the shot or if the correction needed is extreme, but it is a useful additional tool to the photographers tool box.

Auto Correction in LR5
Auto Correction in LR5

Now when the corrections are subtle things look fine as in the above example which has full corrections, but the software can attempt to go too far.

Lens corrections Only
Lens corrections Only

This photography has some extreme angles.  This is what happens when you apply full corrections.

Full Corrections that break the image
Full Corrections that break the image

 

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