[Coral-List] Pics correction software

Martina Milanese m.milanese at studioassociatogaia.com
Thu Sep 13 08:42:05 EDT 2012

Hi all,

I have a problem with some uw photos I took while following up a long-term
field experiment where measuring is crucial. May anyone help?

I took the pics using the photo mode of my Sony XR550 camcorder, which
features a slight wide-angle lens. I¹ve done this several times in the past
and the camera automatically corrects the associated distortion when a
specific photo format is selected. Very good and smooth. For reasons I don¹t
know, however, this time the usual camera setting was overturned. Of course
I realised it too late... I was horrified at finding out that all my pics
are stretched in the four corners and the straight rulers are so gently

Does anyone know about a software that may correct this, essentially as the
camera does when the appropriate setting is selected?
I seem to remember reading a paper where something similar was used but
can¹t really find it again. Any other advice (besides getting back in the
water and repeat the session, of course) is welcome!



Dr. Martina Milanese, PhD
Studio Associato Gaia SNC dei Dottori Antonio Sarà e Martina Milanese


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