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lensfunpy 1.6.0

Lens distortion correction for Python, a wrapper for lensfun

lensfunpy is an easy-to-use Python wrapper for the lensfun library.

API Documentation

Sample code

How to find cameras and lenses:

import lensfunpy

cam_model = 'NIKON D3S'
lens_maker = 'Nikon'
lens_model = 'Nikkor 28mm f/2.8D AF'

db = lensfunpy.Database()
cam = db.find_cameras(cam_maker, cam_model)[0]
lens = db.find_lenses(cam, lens_maker, lens_model)[0]

# Camera(Maker: NIKON CORPORATION; Model: NIKON D3S; Variant: ;
#        Mount: Nikon F AF; Crop Factor: 1.0; Score: 0)

# Lens(Maker: Nikon; Model: Nikkor 28mm f/2.8D AF; Type: RECTILINEAR;
#      Focal: 28.0-28.0; Aperture: 2.79999995232-2.79999995232;
#      Crop factor: 1.0; Score: 110)

How to correct lens distortion:

import cv2 # OpenCV library

focal_length = 28.0
aperture = 1.4
distance = 10
image_path = '/path/to/image.tiff'
undistorted_image_path = '/path/to/image_undist.tiff'

im = cv2.imread(image_path)
height, width = im.shape[0], im.shape[1]

mod = lensfunpy.Modifier(lens, cam.crop_factor, width, height)
mod.initialize(focal_length, aperture, distance)

undist_coords = mod.apply_geometry_distortion()
im_undistorted = cv2.remap(im, undist_coords, None, cv2.INTER_LANCZOS4)
cv2.imwrite(undistorted_image_path, im_undistorted)

It is also possible to apply the correction via SciPy instead of OpenCV. The lensfunpy.util module contains convenience functions for RGB images which handle both OpenCV and SciPy.


Binary wheels for Linux, macOS, and Windows are provided for Python 2.7, 3.4, 3.5, and 3.6. These can be installed with a simple pip install rawpy. Currently, Linux and macOS wheels are only available as 64 bit versions.

Installation from source on Linux/macOS

If you have the need to use a specific lensfun version or you can’t use the provided binary wheels then follow the steps in this section to build lensfunpy from source.

First, install the lensfun library on your system.

On Ubuntu, you can get (an outdated) version with:

sudo apt-get install liblensfun-dev

Or install the latest developer version from the GIT repository:

git clone git:// lensfun
cd lensfun
cmake .
sudo make install

After that, install lensfunpy using pip install lensfunpy --no-binary :all:.

If you get the error “ImportError: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory” when trying to use lensfunpy, then do the following:

echo "/usr/local/lib" | sudo tee /etc/
sudo ldconfig

The lensfun library is installed in /usr/local/lib when compiled from source, and apparently this folder is not searched for libraries by default in some Linux distributions. Note that on some systems the installation path may be slightly different, such as /usr/local/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu or /usr/local/lib64.

NumPy Dependency

lensfunpy depends on NumPy. The minimum supported NumPy version depends on your Python version:

Python numpy
2.7 >= 1.7
3.4 >= 1.8
3.5 >= 1.9
3.6 >= 1.11
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