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Jagged Lines On Siding/shingles

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AlexBosiak

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I had been using an old Kodak digital camera without any problems. I currently am using ACI version 8.2.
I've since bought a Casio QV3000 3.4 megapixel camera and am using it at the lower resolution. It takes great shots, but I've noticed that after *some* of my photos are in the ACI software, there can be considerable distortion. The distortion shows up as jagged lines where there are continuous lines, as in shingles/aluminum or vinyl siding. Is this a problem in the software or in the camera itself? Could this be simplya matter of changing a setting? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Alex
 

EDWARD BERRY

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IT AIN'T the camera.

I use Sony CD-250 and the vinyl sometimes looks like yours.

I use ACI bit that should not matter because it looks the same when viewed with view software(Unilead)

perplexed also-ed
 

Durano Joe

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I think it is probably the setting on the camera. The lower the setting the more straight lines become jagged. You can check by taking a 'normal' picture in your report and resizing it downward, around 35 or 40 the lines usually become jagged.
If this resized picture looks like your problem picture then change the setting on the camera. You can always resize the higher resolution pictures later in the report but you need good ones to start with.
 
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