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{{Glossary|A distortion produced by the lens itself which causes straight lines to be bent outwards.}}
 
'''Barrel distortion''' is the opposite of [[pincushion distortion]], it is a radial image distortion
 
'''Barrel distortion''' is the opposite of [[pincushion distortion]], it is a radial image distortion
 
introduced by the lens itself.
 
introduced by the lens itself.

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Barrel distortion is the opposite of pincushion distortion, it is a radial image distortion introduced by the lens itself.

It is a common Lens distortion that can be corrected by the lens correction model of panotools.

A photograph showing exaggerated barrel distortion