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What is a Wide Angle Lens?

October 19th, 2023 | 1 min. read

Isabel Leckie

Isabel Leckie

Isabel is a Marketing Specialist at DGA.

A wide-angle lens is a camera lens with a short focal length, providing a broad field of view. It captures a wider perspective, making it suitable for surveillance applications for more expansive spaces like parking lots, where capturing a wide field of view is important for comprehensive surveillance coverage.