Barrel distortion

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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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It is a common [[Lens distortion]] that can be corrected by the [[lens correction model]] of panotools.
  
 
[[Image:Barrel-distortion.jpg|frame|none|A photograph showing exaggerated barrel distortion]]
 
[[Image:Barrel-distortion.jpg|frame|none|A photograph showing exaggerated barrel distortion]]
 
[[Category:Glossary]]
 
[[Category:Glossary]]

Latest revision as of 00:07, 18 November 2007


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
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