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X100 Distortion Correction in LR4

Discussion in 'Fuji X100 Forum' started by Crsnydertx, Aug 18, 2012.

  1. Crsnydertx

    Crsnydertx SC Top Veteran

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    Jan 21, 2011
    Houston, TX
    Chuck
    I recently acquired the wide-angle conversion lens for the X100 and like it very much. I've been shooting RAW + JPEG so far, and when I import both images into Lightroom 4, it's clear that the JPEG has been corrected for distortion but the RAW has not. Do I need to set up a preset in LR to correct distortion on the RAW images? I guess I do, but I somehow had the impression that LR would auto-correct. Or maybe it corrects the regular (35 mm equivalent) images but not those using the wide-angle converter...?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    Good question, Chuck and I wish I were capable of answering for you. I'm very untechnical, alas.

    I believe there are corrections one can download but I've never been 100% clear on how it works, etc. I hope someone savvy will answer in detail!
     
  3. Crsnydertx

    Crsnydertx SC Top Veteran

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    Jan 21, 2011
    Houston, TX
    Chuck
    BB, thanks. It's an obscure issue, and it may eventually be addressed by Adobe in terms of their LR lens profiles. In the meantime, I can manually correct the images if needed. By the way, the wide-angle converter is a very nice addition, and it's pretty much permanently mounted on my X100.
     
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  4. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    I bet it is, Chuck - the wide angle converter. One of these days, perhaps!:wink:
     
  5. pharaviel

    pharaviel SC Rookie

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    Jul 16, 2012
    Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Daniele Frizzi
    The best way to do it is the Adobe Lens Profile Creator (free). Camera raw, DNG | Adobe Photoshop CS6 (nearly half page, pdf instruction and download links).
    I would have tried these for my OMD lenses but I don't have enough space in my home to do some tests.


    PS: don't worry for the CS6 link, it works with older versions and Lightroom too.
     
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