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Volume Anamorphosis Distortion
29-DEC-2008

Volume Anamorphosis Distortion

Kowloon, Hong Kong view map





3D objects are stretched by ultra wide angle lens like the Canon 10-22 with low barrel distortion. It stretches head into ovals, including the persons in the back. It also distorts the lamp shades.
On the right is a corrected version of the photo. Besides correcting the perspective of tilting down, I ADDED a little barrel distortion. You can see the edges of the ceiling, walls and tables are slightly curved. But the heads look normal, and so do the lamp shades.
The distortion of being too close still remains. I want this effect to exaggerate the food.

To see a larger version, please click on it.
Here is another example:

Canon EOS 50D ,Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
1/10s f/5.0 at 10.0mm iso400 hide exif
Full EXIF Info
Date/Time29-Dec-2008 19:24:19
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS 50D
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length10 mm
Exposure Time1/10 sec
Aperturef/5
ISO Equivalent400
Exposure Bias
White Balance
Metering Modematrix (5)
JPEG Quality
Exposure Programaperture priority (3)
Focus Distance

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