wide-angle lens


: a camera lens that is used to take pictures that show a wider view than other lenses

Examples of wide-angle lens in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Less dramatic options are a macro camera—though Google already uses the wide-angle lens for that—or a depth sensor, but Google likes to rely on AI for depth perception. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, 15 Mar. 2023 That’s all on top of tech specs like image stabilization, 4k/60fps video, a 64 MP still camera with 8x digital zoom, HDR and time-lapse recording, and a swappable wide-angle lens. John Bradley, Popular Mechanics, 3 Mar. 2023

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“Wide-angle lens.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wide-angle%20lens. Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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