Here's a low-cost, HD wide angle solution. The .5X Wide Angle Adapter offers a lightweight single-element design that allows the user to go substantially wider without noticeable distortion. This adapter increases the angle of view and it allows close focusing - right up to the lens front - on many camcorders. When this adapter is attached, angle of view is increased by 50%. Partial zoom adapter, allows zoom capability from wide angle to about one-third of the zoom range when using the camera in auto focus mode.