How to Straighten Horizons with Photoshop Lens Correction Tool
Professional photographers normally set their tripods up and use a spirit level to make sure their horizons are dead straight when taking landscape photographs. This way they never have a crooked horizon. Right?
Wrong. They may do that sometimes, but like most photographers everywhere, if they have a horizon tilted either left or right they use Photoshop to correct the mistake.
Above we have an image where the horizon is tilted to the right, certainly looks odd and throws the photo out of balance. Don't throw the image away as this can be easily straightened. Let's show you how to fix crooked horizons.
With your image opened in Photoshop, select:
There you go. The horizon is now straight and the image looks balanced. Time to go for a dip after all that hard work.
Photograph used copyright to Funtours and used here with permission.
Photograph taken with a Nikon D40, late afternoon.
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