Can you help with this photo?

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  1. Parker219

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    As you can see, there is some really bad purple CA around the lights mostly.

    When I go in to photoshop and slide the chromatic slider over, it gets rid of the purple, but leaves green, when I try to slide the green, it doesnt work either, it just leaves it looking weird.

    I have tried to move the ca color selector bar to include greens and blues, but nothing is working.

    Can you try and edit this photo in Photoshop to see if I am doing something wrong?

    Obviously the goal would be to have the wires / lights look perfect, with no fringing.

    I will post the original, then a close up of me failing at editing...


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    There may be many other ways of dealing with this, and this may not be what you want to hear, but have you thought about monotone?
     
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    Strange. I am able to remove the CA with PS CC very effectively in your pic. I was able to do the same with Aaron Dowling (ADP Pro) CA brush.
     
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    Looking at my removal again - Some unwanted colour loss is evident in the pics following global adjustment, particularly in the reds/yellows. What I would do to solve the secondary problem is create a second layer to remove CA, add a black mask, and then paint in those areas where the removal is required.
     
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    this is a one-button fix in LR. Use the correct software for the job.

    really cool shot. image is also look a bit purple overall...
     
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    Johann, thanks for the suggestion, but this is on 50 photos, so I was hoping a slider could fix it.

    *Things photographers say for $500 please*
     
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    Same thing happens in lightroom, doesnt fix it perfectly.


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    Great shot. What color are those wires in reality? Not green?
     
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    ^ Black
     
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    Is your original material in RAW? If it isn't (i.e. is in lossy format - such as jpg) I think that this might explain the inefficiency of PS's CA sliders.
     
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    Hi I have looked at your image,
    I see the black power cable and as you say there is green.
    I think the green is the cable that carries the weight of the lights and the power cable.
    A wire is strung first and tensioned then the lights and power cable is attached.
     

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