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How to Fix and Align a Distorted Image

by . October 14th, 2015

In product photography, photographers usually use a wide-angle lens to capture all of the elements in a single image. This lens gives you a distorted look in your photo.

Today we will share their secrets with you.

This is the original image. As you can see, the business cards are a bit distorted.

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To align them, here are simple steps that Prints Made Easy did to their photo.

1. Make a grid by pressing CTRL+R for ruler and pull/drag them from the ruler to your image. You will see a colored line.

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2. Make a box to make a guide for the business cards sides.

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3. Select the image using the rectangular marquee tool.

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4. Right click on the selected image and choose distort.

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5. Adjust the image with your mouse cursor.. Align it in the grid that you made.

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6. You will see some other parts that are hard to align. Right click again then choose warp.

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7. Adjust it using your mouse cursor.

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8. You will notice excess unwanted pixels in your adjusted image. You need to make a layer and clone it.

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9. And there you go! Your finished product. Easy huh?

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Do you have other techniques for fixing a distorted image? Please feel free to comment below and share us your thoughts.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

A simple but cool guy who loves photography and graphic design. You can follow me on my personal blog and Twitter.

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