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wide-angle

Syllabification: wide-an·gle
Pronunciation: /ˌwīdˈaNGɡəl/

Definition of wide-angle in English:

adjective

(Of a lens) having a short focal length and hence a field covering a wide angle.
Example sentences
  • A wide-angle lens or wide zoom setting will obviously help you work closer and get more people into the frame, but be careful not to take in too much distracting background.
  • Lenses shorter than 50 mm are considered wide-angle lenses; those longer than normal are considered telephoto or long lenses.
  • Unlike shooting with panoramic cameras, which rely on wide-angle lenses, this method works best with normal or mild telephoto lenses.

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