Zenitar 16mm f/2.8 fringing

Fringing test
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This is an old-fashioned lens, so fringing is always going to be a problem, particularly with a high resolution camera like the D800 or D600. It's visible on any image where there's any dark-edged subject against a brighter area, such as the sky. Take a look at the cropped image below from the corner of frame to see how bad it is, particularly around the edges of the leaves and branches, and the blue sky.
But the great news is that by simply clicking on the defringe option in Lightroom 4 or 5 you can effectively remove most of the purple fringing without any effort at all. It's also possible to remove it by using the lens corrections in Camera Raw in Photoshop.

Fringing corrected
Fringing corrected
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