Digital photograph vignetting revisited

A few years ago I wrote about some experiments I’d done with measuring and correcting vignetting in digital photographs. (Some cameras have such correction built in, called “peripheral illumination correction” or similar.) I recently purchased a second-hand 10-18 mm wide angle lens for my DSLR. Measuring its vignetting using my previous method is difficult as … Read more

Correcting vignetting in digital photographs — introduction

I recently purchased a budget telephoto lens for my Canon EOS 100D DSLR camera. It’s a 500mm f/6.3 mirror lens, essentially a small Cassegrain telescope. Like many budget lenses it suffers from “vignetting”, i.e. the edges of a photograph are darker than the centre. The EOS 100D camera has built in vignette correction (called peripheral … Read more