wide-angle lens


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wide-angle lens

a lens system on a camera that can cover an angle of view of 60° or more and therefore has a fairly small focal length

wide-angle lens

[′wīd ¦aŋ·gəl ′lenz]
(optics)
An optical lens having a large angular field, generally greater than 80°.
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But sometimes the only camera available is the Mobile phone camera, these are wide angle lens by default and it is not interchangeable as in DSLR cameras such wide-angle lens, changes the object dimensions, where the closer part of the object to the lens appears larger while the further parts appears smaller.
Thanks to its maximum aperture of f/2.8, the reflection-free and practically distortion-free super wide-angle lens is good for spectacular image compositions of great diversity, dramatic contrast and vivid colors.
The Wide-angle Lens (WAL) incorporates high-quality 3 element lenses which result in increasing the camera's horizontal field of view (HFOV) from 47.8 to 80 degrees; 35mm EQFL changes from 40.6mm to 21.5mm.
In addition, the phone features: a 3.9" AMOLED screen made from scratch-resistant curved glass; an 8-megapixel Carl Zeiss autofocus sensor, wide-angle lens, HD-quality video capture and large lens aperture camera; as well as free turn-by-turn drive and walk navigation with voice guidance.
With the 12 mega pixel IT100 digital camera, Samsung offers users a 28mm wide-angle lens and a powerful 5x optical zoom paired with Optical and Digital Image Stabilization.
Both of these cameras are equipped with a 28mm wide-angle lens that lets the user capture impressive scenes with a 10x optical zoom.
As the sensor and wide-angle lens camera are wireless they can be placed anywhere in the room.
Whether it is a small hotel room, an expansive distribution warehouse or a 15-story office tower, a wide-angle lens can help you capture the entire subject easily.
Optional lenses are available, including a telescope lens for inspecting distant targets, such as overhead lines, and a wide-angle lens for evaluating large objects, such as roofs or electrical panels.
The OD-620 consists of a single chip substrate design, in a TO-39 metal package with an embedded wide-angle lens. The metal packages provide heat dissipation and allow for a -40[degrees]C to 100[degrees]C operating range.
"You had better put in a wide-angle lens for me." - Trainer Paul Blockley to the photographer as he towered over Susan Carson at the prize presentation after the first race