I'm pretty sure I can get an answer from one of the great cinematographers and/or DP's on this site! The screenshots below are from the movies The Eyes of My Mother and The Hatred. If you look at the outer edges (the door frames) you'll see they curve inwards (pincushion distortion) instead of outwards (barrel distortion) like most people are used to seeing; and with this pincushion distortion, it seems to make the female talent(s) look slimmer. I googled searched "lenses that give pincushion distortion" and I couldn't find any answers.
Would anyone happen to know what type of lenses are being used to get this pincushion distortion? Is this the characteristics of a certain brand, and a particular model from that brand? Is it some type of anamorphic filters? Is it some other type of filter? Is this done in post?
Thanks for any feedback!!
Edited by Reggie A Brown, 12 September 2017 - 08:47 PM.