fish-eye lens


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fish-eye lens

[¦fish ¦ī ′lenz]
(optics)
A photographic lens that has a highly curved protruding front, enabling it to cover an angle of about 180°; provides a circular image with barrel distortion.
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Greg Dash's tiny fish-eye lens digital camera is paying off his university debts
watching a short film shot with a fish-eye lens and projected on a spherical object,.
Fish-eye lens: The angler is Mail photographer John Randle, dressed for the part and about to "land" his 35mm Nikon motor drive camera, with a fish-eye lens.
The projector directs Internet-generated imagery upward, where a mirror catches it and directs it to a fish-eye lens.
Peter Moore's Winter Sunrise, Kenilworth Castle, captures the view of frost on the grass and sun on the turrets beautifully through a fish-eye lens, and Eric Gaskell's Canal Cuts linoprints also show local scenes at Sutton Stop, Hatton and Hillmorton.
Previsite's Virtual Tour Solution includes a digital camera kit, patented magnetic fish-eye lens, and Web-based software to create, manage and showcase countless virtual tours.
Features include a custom fish-eye lens creating small bright stars that remain spherical right down to the horizon.
An image from the 1890s was an experiment with a fish-eye lens, showing Princess Victoria and Princess Maud of Wales on a yacht.
These kits come with tiny clip-on lenses such as a fish-eye lens, a macro lens and a wide angle lens.
And its 25-year-old creator, who is billing it as the world's first-ever digital fish-eye lens, added he only came up with the invention because he could not afford to buy new equipment for his current camera.