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Chromatic Aberration

Chromatic Aberration, also referred to as color fringing, is the addition of a colored line or halo (often purple, green or blue) around certain subjects in an image.

It’s a type of  distortion in which there is a failure of a lens to focus all colors to the same convergence point.

Notice the purple fringing on the left side.

CA2

 

And the turquoise fringing around the photographer.

chromatic-aberration

 

For a more detailed overview, check out Wikipedia.

March 16, 2015
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