Wide-Angle Lens

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Wide-Angle Lens

A camera lens allowing one to take an image with a broader spectrum. That is, one may see more on either side of the focal point of the image. However, a wide angle lens may compress depth, potentially resulting in a blurred image. It is used in both photography and film.
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The background defocus produced by the wide angle lens is not as profoundly noticeable as more expensive lenses paired with dedicated cameras, but it does contribute to the softer backgrounds produced by software optimisations here.
This contributes to achieving high resolution to all corners of this ultra wide angle lens.
The EPICAM features a 12-megapixel camera with 170 wide angle lens which allows the user to capture moments underwater, skylines, landscapes or wildlife with flawless clarity.
Like the LG G5, the LG X Cam inherits a 120- degree wide angle lens to complement the standard lens.
With Canon optics and a 28mm wide angle zoom lens, the PowerShot S60 digital camera not only complements this type of image capturing but can be implemented with ease as it requires no additional steps for retrofitting an existing wide angle lens or adapter.
Four different configurations make it ready for every size of room, including a standard zoom lens for medium throw, LV-IL01 ultra wide angle lens for the largest possible image from a very short distance, LV-IL02 for short throw and the ability to adjust the image size instead of moving the projector, and LV-IL03 long focus zoom for installation in the back of long rooms and theatres.
Along with the *ist D, PENTAX announces an exciting wide angle lens for 35mm AF SLR cameras, the smc PENTAX-FA J Zoom 18-35mm F4-5.