Today’s Word – Wednesday, 08 Aug 12

Wide-Angle (lens)

A lens that has a shorter focal length and a wider field of view (includes more subject area) than a normal lens.

Fisheye lens- view of beach chair and water

A wide-angle lens takes in a greater angle of view than a normal lens. This image was made with an ultra-wide 16 mm fisheye lens. Notice the curved horizon.

Kodak – Glossary of Photographic Terms