Before the invention of the computers, people created cabinet of curiosities, image and material libraries to save information. The study of convex lenses shows different processes and distortions created by various materials.
RISD Nature Lab, where the photographs are taken with a digital camera, can be considered as a solid library. I chose photography as a media that to express my experience of distortion in a subjective manner.
Materials of the lenses from left to right:
Glass filled with water
Metal ball bearing