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How to fix horizons?


ireid7 10 11 Scotland
18 May 2006 9:00AM
can you correct horizons in photoshop7?
and how please help

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StrayCat Plus
12 17.6k 3 Canada
18 May 2006 9:03AM
Image>rotate>custom and enter left or right and number of degrees. Then crop the resulting image as you want.
mrcal 12 1.0k
18 May 2006 9:05AM
Use the Ruler tool to draw a line along the horizon. Then Image, Rotate, Custom (or Arbitrary depending on version). PS will then put the angle in for you.
NikLG 11 1.7k England
18 May 2006 9:30AM
..or, if you are using CS2 you can use the lens correction filter and just draw a line ( click for the first end and then click for the other end ) along the potential horizontal that you want ( could be the horizon ) and it'l rotatet the image to make that line flat / straight.

Nik
monstersnowman 11 1.7k 1 England
18 May 2006 9:39AM
I also use:

duplicate layer
edit
transform
distort

and then pull a corner till it straightens .. this helps when you dont want to lose much of the image that is cropped when rotating or if you have a vertical in the image that needs to be kept as it is as much as possible.
ken j. Plus
13 374
18 May 2006 11:52AM
Or there's always this method.
:-}
Photo4x4 12 470 United Kingdom
18 May 2006 9:43PM
: )

Keith Hart
macroman 13 15.3k England
19 May 2006 11:49AM
Hold the camera level!
Carabosse Plus
13 40.0k 269 England
19 May 2006 2:23PM

Quote:Hold the camera level!


Good God - do people still do that! ;-O
chrisfroud 11 521
20 May 2006 12:15AM
Buy a hot shoe mounted spirit level Wink
monstersnowman 11 1.7k 1 England
20 May 2006 8:10AM
These days camera's do almost everything apart from wipe yer bum so I have often wondered why a little piece of gadgetry inside the camera doesn't give you a viewfinder confirmation of level if required.
keithh Plus
12 25.0k 33 Wallis And Futuna
20 May 2006 8:17AM
Because portrait togs would rip it out.
Wink
Boyd 12 11.2k 11 Wales
20 May 2006 8:31AM
damn right.
keithh Plus
12 25.0k 33 Wallis And Futuna
20 May 2006 8:32AM
See...even amateurs would
Wink
Boyd 12 11.2k 11 Wales
20 May 2006 8:41AM
Bitch.
;o)

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