Originally Posted by dwsabianguy
Also known in lesser amounts as "barrel distortion." However, the picture of the Stone drum exhibited pincushion disortion, which is quite the opposite. It's like the photo sucking in the fat.
Ya - I just searched for 'lens aberration' and got a bewildering array of results - way too much to sort through. I just used 'fisheye' because it was previously mentioned in the thread.
At any rate - camera lenses can do some very unfunny things.