How to correct perspective distortion in Lightroom

How to correct perspective distortion in Lightroom

Lightroom expert James Abbott demonstrates how simple it is to correct perspective distortion with the help of Adobe Lightroom

A very common issue encountered when photographing cityscapes and architecture is when you tilt your lens up to photograph buildings and structures, you can end up with converging verticals that should otherwise be straight. In other words, it can look as if the buildings in the image are leaning back.


Converging verticals like this and other distortions are very easy to correct in post-production and take no time at all. Here's our video tutorial from Focus Contributor James Abbott, that shows you exactly how:

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