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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