Let’s Get One Thing Straight!

Let’s get one thing straight shall we?! our background lines, that is!

When shooting “top down” to capture a flatlay, and when using a background with lines, one of the most important things to consider is getting the lines straight.

I try to get the lines straight “in camera” which takes extra time and effort but really pays off when it comes to editing. I always use a tripod to line up my flatlays, as well as the timer on my camera to reduce shake.

But what happens when I don’t get the lines straight in camera and I’m getting frustrated and want to use the photo anyway?

Well, today in my first video, I’m sharing a Lightroom Tip on how to straighten lines when using a background such as my Country Cupboard White vinyl background. Please note: Country Cupboard White has been discontinued. Thanks for understanding! You may like “Whitewashed” in our new, 24″ x 36″ Supermooth Format instead.

Following is a YouTube video embedded in my site. Click the red “Play” button to start, and you might want to turn up the sound on your computer as my recording skills are a tad rusty! Also, you should be able to view in full screen by clicking the box in the lower right hand corner of the video.

If you have any questions about this video please feel free to ask in the comments below.

Thanks for watching!

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