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The Canon RF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM Lens combines optical excellence with cutting-edge performance, providing an ultra-wide angle of view in a compact, portable package, perfect for EOS R cameras with an APS-C sensor. The optical performance is a direct result of a totally new lens design,

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The Tamron 20mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2 Lens for Sony E is fast handling and packs expressive power that is the signature of fixed focal lenses. It’s the ideal first ultra wide-angle lens for any photographer. It is designed exclusively for mirrorless cameras. Light weight and compact, the Model F050

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The worlds lightest interchangeable single focal length lens Panasonic Lumix G 14mm f/2.5 Aspherical II Lens features a 14mm (35 mm camera equivalent: 28 mm) wide angle and F2.5 brightness with sharp, high contrast image rendering. Taking advantage of the wide angle of view and deep depth of field,...
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The Tamron 35mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2 Lens for Sony E is a wide-angle, fixed focal lens suitable for just about every shooting situation. The 35mm focal length is wide angle-of-view, but natural perspective and field-of-view for instinctive image capture. The lens is great for many different

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The EF-M 22mm f/2 STM is the EOS M series digital camera’s moderate wide-angle lens is ultra slim and compact, the perfect light lens you can carry everywhere. Its bright f/2.0 lens aperture works well with the EOS M series digital camera’s large sensor to provide exceptional low-light p...
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The Canon EF-M 22mm f/2.0 STM Lens is a moderate wide-angle lens that's exclusively designed for the EOS M Digital Camera. It features smooth and continuous AF with a built-in stepping motor, as well as a seven blade circular aperture. The lens is lightweight and small enough to carry around...
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As creative as a body cap can get; The Olympus BCL-0980 9mm f/8.0 Fisheye Body Cap Lens appears to be a protective body cap for your micro four-thirds camera, but this body cap also doubles as a fisheye lens with an 35mm equivalent focal length of 18mm.
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The OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 9-18mm f/4-5.6 II Lens stands out as the lightest and most compact option among the three M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ultra wide-angle zoom lenses.1 Photographers can fully leverage its wide-angle capabilities to capture expansive natural landscapes and take wide macro shots of...
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Equivalent to a full-frame 30mm focal length, the Hasselblad XCD 38mm f/2.5 V Lens is suitable for shooting documentary, street, or landscape photography. Include more environmental details when shooting in portrait or have the soft bokeh effect from the large f/2.5 aperture highlight the subject

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With the compact Fujifilm XF 27mm f/2.8 R WR Lens fixed to your camera, you can stay ready to capture the perfect photo with a moment's notice. The Fujifilm XF 27mm f/2.8 R WR Lens is an ideal companion for photographers on the go, offering a 41mm equivalent focal length, a wide f/2.8 aperture,

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The Fujifilm XF 23mm f/2 R WR Lens (Black) is a wide-angle lens with advanced image resolution, capable of drawing out the full performance of Fujifilm's proprietary X-Trans CMOS sensor. It has a similar size and design flair of the existing XF35mmF2 R WR, to make up a stylish collection of compact...
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The Fujifilm XF 23mm f/2 R WR Lens (Silver) is a wide-angle lens with advanced image resolution, capable of drawing out the full performance of Fujifilm's proprietary X-Trans CMOS sensor. It has a similar size and design flair of the existing XF35mmF2 R WR, to make up a stylish collection...
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The Sirui 24mm f/2.8 Anamorphic 1.33x Lens for Sony E brings a wide-angle feel to your anamorphic imagery, in addition to the extra width provided by the anamorphic process. Designed for MFT/APS-C cameras with an MFT mount, the lens increases the horizontal FOV by 33% compared with traditional

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The Fujifilm XF 35mm f/2 R WR Lens (Silver) offers a focal length equivalent to 53mm with the angle of view similar to that of the human eye and a maximum aperture of F2.0. It delivers sharp images with rich bokeh. The optical construction of 9 elements in 6 groups (including two aspherical...
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The Nikon 10.5mm f/2.8G ED DX Fisheye Nikkor Lens is an ultra-wide-angle, frame-filling fisheye, designed exclusively for use with Nikon's DX-format, this lens delivers incredible images with a 180-degree angle of view. It is the first fisheye lens developed exclusively for use with Nikon DX...
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The Sony FE 24mm f/2.8 G Lens delivers high resolution and beautiful bokeh in an ultra-compact lightweight package, featuring aspherical lens elements for sharp detail across the entire image and an ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass element to reduce chromatic aberration. Its dual linear autofocus

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A comfortable wide-angle prime for Micro Four Thirds, the
Venus Optics Laowa 17mm f/1.8 MFT Lens for Micro Four Thirds is characterized by its especially sleek and lightweight design, making it ideal for use as a walkaround and travel lens. Despite its compactness, it sports a bright f/1.8 design...
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A welcome addition for iconic Landscape photographers, the Phase One XT 3° Tilt panel allows for greater focus control of this “go-to” ultra wide-angle lens at larger apertures. The additional depth of field control, coupled with the 12mm shift capabilities of the XT Camera, provides consistent
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With a standard view and exceptional quality, the Phase One XT 3-degree Tilt panel of this lens introduces a playful accompaniment to a standard lens. The additional depth of field control, coupled with the 12mm shift capabilities of the XT Camera, provides consistent and diffraction free focus from
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An essential wide angle lens for dedicated landscape photographers. The innovative Tilt design is optimized for Landscape scenes allowing for fine focal plane control, maximizing depth of field. When coupled with the 12mm shift of the XT Camera, the 3° Tilt abilities of the lens puts image quality...
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The Phase One Rodenstock HR Digaron W 32mm f/4.0 Lens is a high-quality wide-angle lens with a large image circle and almost no distortion, suitable for significant X and Y shift.
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MFG# 11668
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The Leica Summilux-M 28mm f/1.4 ASPH. is the first Leica lens which combines such a high aperture and focal length. It completes the high speed prime lens family. Thanks to its high sharpness in the focal plane and low depth of field, the image quality is unmistakable. In this way the subjects...
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The Phase One 45mm LS f/3.5 AF Schneider Kreuznach Lens completes the range of wide-angle possibilities for the XF Camera System. Providing a focal length that is perfect for almost any application, the Blue Ring 45mm f/3.5 offers edge-to-edge sharpness and nearly distortion free results.

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The Phase One 35mm LS f/3.5 AF Schneider Kreuznach Lens is designed together with world-renowned optics manufacturer, Schneider Kreuznach of Germany. Building on decades of experience in high-resolution optics the Leaf Shutter lenses delivers some of the sharpest lenses in the world, built for today’s...
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Included in the Zeiss Milvus Lens Bundle for Canon EF is a dedicated Milvus Transport Case, which can accommodate and protect up to six individual lenses during storage or travel. Four custom, dedicated foam inlays are also included to house each lens while packed inside the case. The widest lens
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With its impressive angle of view of 107°, the Leica Super Wide Angle Tri-Elmar-M 16-18-21mm f/4 Manual Focus Lens delivers perfect Leica M style. Due to the minimal distortion and barely perceptible field curvature, it can be recommended for highly demanding architecture photography even at the...
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Filmmakers in need of a lightweight, high-quality set of optics can find everything they may need in this Zeiss
Loxia Lens Bundle for full-frame and APS-C Sony E-mount cameras. It packages together the Loxia 25mm f/2.4, Loxia 21mm f/2.8, Loxia 35mm f/2, Loxia 50mm f/2, and Loxia 85mm f/2.4 lenses...
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The Phase One 55mm LS f/2.8 Schneider Kreuznach Lens is designed together with world-renowned optics manufacturer, Schneider Kreuznach of Germany. Building on decades of experience in high-resolution optics the Leaf Shutter lenses delivers some of the sharpest lenses in the world, built for today’s systems...
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Like all focal lengths of the unique ZEISS Otus family, the Zeiss Apo Distagon T* Otus 28mm F1.4 ZF.2 Lens for Nikon is in a class all of its own. A lens that incorporates the extensive know-how and all the experience of ZEISS. Use the Otus 1.4/28 from ZEISS and experience the quality and look...
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Like all focal lengths of the unique ZEISS Otus family, the Zeiss Apo Distagon T* Otus 28mm F1.4 ZE Lens for Canon is in a class all of its own. A lens that incorporates the extensive know-how and all the experience of ZEISS. Use the Otus 1.4/28 from ZEISS and experience the quality and look of a medium format lens....
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The XCD 30mm f/3.5 Lens from Hasselblad is a wide-angle, 24mm equivalent prime designed to cover the camera's large 43.8 x 32.9mm sensor area for the the X1D camera system. This wide lens, with a 71° angle of view, is well-suited to landscape, architectural, and reportage shooting applications....
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The Leica 35mm f/2.0 Summicron-M ASPH Lens (Black) offers exceptional image performance and unique bokeh. Despite its high speed and impressive imaging quality, its dimensions are astoundingly compact. Together with this lens, every Leica M becomes an extremely compact and elegant photographic...
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The Leica 21mm Super-Elmar-M f/3.4 ASPH Lens is a worthy successor to the now legendary Super-Angulon-M 21 mm f/3.4. Just like its popular forerunner, the new super-wide-angle lens is characterized by superb imaging performance and amazingly compact construction. Even at maximum aperture, the...
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With an angle of view of 110°, the super-wide angle is ideal when it comes to capturing events in a way that makes them dynamic and extraordinary. A detachable lens hood and the 95 mm filter thread also make it ideal for special applications for instance when used with additional slot-in filter...
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Wide angle lenses are vital pieces of equipment for photographers across various disciplines.  The wide-angle lenses allow photographers to capture immersive fields of green, vast starry nights, and even something closer to home, like a client's living room, all while making the space feel large and expansive. 

A wide angle lens has a focal length of 35mm or shorter, giving you a larger field of view and enabling you to fit more into the frame. Wide-angle lenses allow you to capture more of a scene than a typical camera lens would allow so you can add more contextual background to your image while still focusing on the subject.

There are a few types of wide-angle lenses, including: 


  • Ultra-Wide Angle Lens: considered focal lengths under 16mm.
  • Wide Angle Lens: ranges from 16mm to 24mm.
  • Standard Wide Angle Lenses: range from 24mm to 35mm.

When you're choosing a wide angle lens, you'll have a choice between prime and zoom lenses. Prime wide angle lenses have a fixed focal length and are generally lighter and more cost-effective. You can also find wide-angle zoom lenses that provide a range of focal lengths in one lens. Popular wide-angle zoom lenses include the 10-18mm, 12-24mm, and 16-35mm.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


What Focal Length Is Considered a Wide Angle Lens?

A wide angle camera lens has a focal length of 35mm or shorter. This gives you a wide field of view and more space to catch stunning scenery. If the lens has a focal length of less than 24mm, it's considered an ultra-wide angle or fisheye lens.

What Brands of Wide Angle Lenses Are Popular?

Many people like to choose a wide angle lens from the same manufacturer that made their camera body. As a result, Sony, Nikon, and Canon wide angle lenses are all very popular. However, Zeiss, Tamron, Sigma, and Hasselblad wide angle lenses are also very popular.

Are Wide Angle Lenses Suitable for All Types of Photography?

While wide-angle lenses are versatile, they are not suitable for all types of photography. For example, they may not be the best choice for portrait photography as they can distort facial features. However, they excel in capturing landscapes, architecture, and other scenes where a large field of view is desired.

Can Wide Angle Lenses Be Used for Video?

Yes, wide-angle lenses can be excellent for video work, especially for vlogs, travel videos, and scenes where you want to capture a broad field of view. The expansive angle allows for more of the environment to be included, offering context to the viewer.

Can Wide Angle Lenses Capture Macro Shots?

While wide-angle lenses are not designed for macro photography, some have a relatively close minimum focusing distance that allows for capturing subjects at a close range. However, they won't offer the same level of detail as a specialized macro lens.

What Is a Fisheye Lens?

A fisheye lens is an extreme form of an ultra-wide-angle lens, usually with a focal length of 8mm to 15mm on a full-frame camera. These lenses create a distorted, spherical view of the world, which can be artistically interesting but is not to everyone's taste.

How Do I Avoid Distortion in Wide-Angle Photography?

Distortion is a common issue in wide-angle photography, particularly around the edges of the frame. Some cameras offer built-in distortion correction, and post-processing software can also correct this.

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