Here I try to fix the distortion on a 14mm lens in a photo I call “Aliens Visit Forest.”

SOOC

(Straight Out Of Camera)

2016-10-14-17-15-26-sooc

EXIF:

Nikon D810
Rokinon 14mm f/2.8
f/8
1/10s
400 ISO

Lightroomed

 

2016-10-14-17-15-26-lr-1-trasnformation-upright

  • Fixed the upright distortion in the transformation panel

2016-10-14-17-15-26-lr-2-grad-filter

  • Added a graduated filter to darken the top

 

2016-10-14-17-15-26-lr-3-levels

  • Raised exposure, contrast, highlights and blacks
  • Lowered shadows and whites
  • Raised clarity, vibrance and saturation

 

2016-10-14-17-15-26-lr-4-tone-curve

  • Added a tone curve

 

2016-10-14-17-15-26-lr-5-lens-sharp-noise

  • Lens corrections for the 14mm Rokinon (AKA Bower, AKA Samyang)
  • Raised noise reduction
  • Raised sharpening

 

Photoshopped

 

2016-10-14-17-15-26-ps

  • Filled missing bits with content aware fill
  • Added a levels adjustment

 

Other Shots

 

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2016-10-14-17-31-38

 

2016-10-14-17-30-15

 

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2016-10-14-17-15-26

 

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2016-10-14-17-18-16

 

2016-10-14-18-40-33-3

 

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