Originally Posted by MattKing
Wide angle lenses don't distort. They just require the viewer to view the photo from up close in order to normalize the perspective.
And a desire to draw the viewer closer is often the point.
True, but try and view a fisheye contact print from the correct distance. Not possible.
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