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Old Oct 14, 2010, 12:07 PM   #1
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some where last night the the D300s corrects Chromatic Aberrations internally.
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Old Oct 14, 2010, 12:42 PM   #2
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Yeah, the current crop of Nikons corrects "lateral" CA automatically, and does a great job of it in my D5000 anyway. Both the Nikon 35mm f/1.8 and the Tokina 12-24mm f/4 are supposed to have absolutely dreadful CA problems, and I can't see any at all in my photos. For some reason, autocorrecting CA really bothers some folks. But I am delighted by it. You just need to realize that, if you rave about the quality of a lens, you may not be seeing what other people see when they use it on a different platform. FWIW
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Yeah, the current crop of Nikons corrects "lateral" CA automatically, and does a great job of it in my D5000 anyway. Both the Nikon 35mm f/1.8 and the Tokina 12-24mm f/4 are supposed to have absolutely dreadful CA problems, and I can't see any at all in my photos. For some reason, autocorrecting CA really bothers some folks. But I am delighted by it. You just need to realize that, if you rave about the quality of a lens, you may not be seeing what other people see when they use it on a different platform. FWIW
glad to hear this,
as i was looking at the Tokina 11-16

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Hi guys, I'm completely lost which one corrects the CA (haven't got a Nikon yet), is it the camera or the photo editing software that corrects the Chromatic Aberrations you guys talking about?

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Hi guys, I'm completely lost which one corrects the CA (haven't got a Nikon yet), is it the camera or the photo editing software that corrects the Chromatic Aberrations you guys talking about?

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The JPG conversion in the camera does lateral CA correction. If you shoot RAW files, you will still see whatever CA the lens left in the image.
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The JPG conversion in the camera does lateral CA correction. If you shoot RAW files, you will still see whatever CA the lens left in the image.
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Are you sure? I have a D5000, and I have two lenses that are supposed to be nightmares for CA, the 35mm f/1.8 and the Tokina 12-24 f/4 DX II. In neither case can I see CA, even if I shoot tree branches against a bright sky. I only shoot RAW. If I go into Capture NX2, I can enable and disable lateral CA. By default it is disabled. I see no difference between the two, so I have assumed that lateral CA correction has been performed in-camera and there is nothing left for the NX2 correction to do. My best guess is that the NX2 will apply the current-generation lateral CA correction to older camera data if you so choose. But all of this is pure speculation on my part.
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I see it in mine on the 16-85 which is not too bad (compared to others). I don't use CapNX, or ViewNX.
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I see it in mine on the 16-85 which is not too bad (compared to others). I don't use CapNX, or ViewNX.
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What camera are you using?
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D-90. All the newer Nikon DSLRs should be this way.
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