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The Nik Collection is free and compatible with Mac OS X 10.7 through 10.10; Windows Vista, 7, 8; and Adobe Photoshop through CC 2015. We have no plans to update the Collection or add new features over time.

Lens Distortion

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Experiment with the optical properties of lens distortion typically found in lenses with extreme focal lengths. Apply a pincushion or barrel distortion, or apply the color fringing of a chromatic shift.

Filter Settings Panel Description

Distortion Mode: Slide to the left for a pincushion distortion, or to the right for a barrel distortion.
Chromatic Shift: Controls the extent to which the chromatic shift appears.
Chromatic Aberration: Select the combination of colors applied by the Chromatic Shift.


To see the Lens Distortion filter in action, see below:

Analog Efex Pro 2--Inside your Camera Kit: The Lens Distortion Tool

Image by Deb Sandidge

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