When Too Much Knowledge is a Bad Thing

As a lens designer, it is my job to ensure that a lens will produce a crisp and clear image that is free from aberrations of all kinds. Spherical aberration and coma are what I eat for breakfast every morning, but what really gets to me is my nemesis: Lateral Chromatic Aberration. Lateral color seems to pop up all over the place, and hopefully this article will provide the basis for some of you to sympathize with my occupational aggravator.

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