Chromatic Abberation Tutorial in Photoshop

by . January 20th, 2015

In this tutorial, Mox Santos will teach you how to create chromatic aberration effect in your photos. I know that some photographers avoid chromatic aberration in their photos. Why?

Chromatic Aberration, also known as “color fringing” or “purple fringing,” is a common optical problem that occurs when a lens is either unable to bring all wavelengths of color to the same focal plane, and/or when wavelengths of color are focused at different positions in the focal plane. Chromatic aberration is caused by lens dispersion, with different colors of light travelling at different speeds while passing through a lens. As a result, the image can look blurred or noticeable colored edges (red, green, blue, yellow, purple, magenta) can appear around objects, especially in high-contrast situations. via: photographylife

This is a very cool effect for me, if you feel like giving your photo a 3-Dimensional or realistic look, you should try this tutorial.

Chromatic Abberation Tutorial in Photoshop from Mox Santos on Vimeo.

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