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Pink Edges in Photos

I have a 1 1/2 yr old Canon A70. Any pictures taken in bright sunlight (with or without flash) have a pink edge on the bottom right of the picture always. Is there any way I can correct it. What is causing it?

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The purple fringing I mentioned is noticeable in the top left upright pole for example. But the purple colouration in the bottom is a problem with the camera. Either with its lens or with the sensor. Repairing the sensor will probably be so expensive that it is unlikely worth it for an old camera. But is the lens clean? If there is some smudge in the lens, it might cause partial colouring of the image.

Posted on Sep 14, 2005

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It is called 'purple fringing' or chromatic aberration. It is quite common with digital cameras, especially those with small sensors. Sending the camera in for repair would not help at all. It can be removed, quite labouriously, in photoshop. Usually it is very seldom so obvious that it would require corrective work. When it is, it is often only in a small part of the image making it not that time consuming to fix in photoshop.

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