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MFG# S-S18
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The Panasonic Lumix S 18mm f/1.8 Ultra-Wide Angle Lens is a large-diameter prime lens compatible with all L-mount cameras for maximum versatility. It features a common size and position of control parts with the other series of F1.8 lenses (S-S85, S-S50, S-S24 and this S-S35), with a center of
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The Panasonic Lumix S PRO 16-35mm f/4 Lens is a versatile wide zoom lens that provides high resolution images despite its compact, lightweight profile.  It boasts high descriptive performance in both photo shooting and video recording. For the AF actuator, a double-magnet linear motor is integrated.

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Thanks to the small integral central lens shutter and a net weight of 320 g, the Hasselblad XCD 45mm f/4 P Lens is the lightest and most compact Hasselblad medium format lens. Featuring two aspherical elements, the XCD 45P boasts exceptional performance that rivals the best XCD prime lenses and...
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Featuring a very large maximum aperture of F1.4, outstanding suppression of optical aberrations as well as a wealth of thought-out features, the 
Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens for Sony E enables photographers to capture breathtakingly clear images with ease even in the most demanding lighting...
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With an ultra wide-angle zoom, the Panasonic Lumix 14-28mm f/4-5.6 Macro Lens for Leica L can achieve high optical performance and stunning mobility fit to LUMIX S5 series cameras for both photo and video. With excellent video recording performance to get the descriptive performance and beautiful
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The Sony E 15mm f/1.4 G Lens offers dynamic perspectives, corner-to-corner sharpness, naturally rendered bokeh in an incredibly mobile package. Fast, precise, quiet AF, optical design for refined movies shooting and rugged reliability make it ideal for use with APS-C and Super35 cameras for both
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The Panasonic LUMIX G 20mm f/1.7 II Lens features a new metallic profile in the Micro Four Thirds standard. It boasts dramatic compactness and light weight despite its f/1.7 aperture that enables beautiful soft focus in the background, allowing the subject to stand out impressively.

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Incredibly lightweight, characterized by a truly thin profile, along with an advanced autofocus motor, the EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Lens from Canon is a wide-angle prime designed for APS-C-size EOS DSLRs.  The lens features optimized lens element placement and includes an aspheric element for high...
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The Fujifilm XF 16mm f/2.8 R WR Lens (Silver) features a focal length equivalent to 24mm (in the 35mm format) and has a maximum aperture of F2.8. It helps to deliver the best results from Fujifilm’s unique X-Trans
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MFG# 16481878
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The Fujifilm XF 35mm f/2 R WR Lens (Black) 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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MFG# 20119
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Make your photos and videos stand out with Nikon's largest aperture APS-C size/DX-format prime lens. The Nikon NIKKOR Z DX 24mm f/1.7 Lens is brighter than a typical kit lens. Capable of creating extraordinary shallow depth of field and beautiful background blur. Easy to carry. Fun to shoot. So
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MFG# AFF051S700
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The Tamron 24mm f/2.8 Di III OSD M 1:2 Lens for Sony E makes it possible to shoot up close with a wide-angle lens. This lens is your key to the exciting universe of wide-angle photography. The wide-angle field-of-view provided by the 24mm focal length devours expansive scenery, landscapes and urban scenes; it’s the perfect

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MFG# 11675
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The Leica 35mm f/1.4 Summilux-M Aspherical Lens is a further revised version of the popular wide-angle lens of the Leica M rangefinder system. Thanks to the latest developments in the fields of optics and precision engineering, the new 35 lens sets a whole new standard in the fast wide-angle lens...
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MFG# 11618
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Leica has always reimagined “what is” while redefining the boundaries of what can be. This ambition paves the way for endless photographic possibilities and superior image results. The fast and powerful Leica Summicron-M 28 f/2 ASPH. wide-angle lens embodies that legacy. With its state-of-the-art
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MFG# 11672
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The Leica 28mm f/2.0 Summicron-M ASPH Lens (Black) is fast, compact and delivers exceptional performance. Its outstanding speed makes it particularly versatile and delivers brilliant imaging results even in difficult lighting conditions. Its full-metal lens hood with a screw mount protects...
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MFG# 11674
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The Leica 35mm f/2.0 Summicron-M ASPH Lens (Silver) 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 phot...
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MFG# 11673
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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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MFG# 11695
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Based on the classic screw-mount version of this lens from 1955, the Leica Summaron-M 28mm f/5.6 Lens (Silver)
 has been updated to contemporary standards, and fitted with an M-mount bayonet, yet still sports the ultra slim profile and vintage aesthetic. This wide-angle prime's calling card is...
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MFG# 451969
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The stars in the sky are a source of inspiration for viewers. On the other hand, the starry sky is a very demanding subject for a wide-angle lens, with its numerous tiny point light sources spread over the entire image. The Sigma 14mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens for Leica L is the world's widest F1.4 single focal
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MFG# 450965
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The 
Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens for Sony E is the world’s first 1.8 prime lens at the 14mm focal length. This fast wide prime features the same large aspherical element touted in the Sigma 12-24mm F4 Art to control distortion and create stunning imagery. An updated Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) provides fast...
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MFG# 450955
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The Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens for Nikon F is the world's first 1.8 prime lens at the 14mm focal length. This fast wide prime features the same large aspherical element touted in the Sigma 12-24mm F4 Art to control distortion and create stunning imagery. An updated Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM)...
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MFG# 205955
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The Sigma 12-24mm f4 DG HSM Art Lens for Nikon is a premium full frame wide angle zoom designed to have minimal distortion in its wide angle imagery. Part of the Art line, the Sigma 12-24mm F4 DG HSM Art was created from decades of experience manufacturing wide-angle lenses. FLD glass elements,...
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MFG# V311100BU000
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With the OM System M.Zuiko Digital ED 17mm f/1.2 PRO Lens you can shoot wide open at f1.2 and easily capture sharp subjects, smooth feathered bokeh, and natural three dimensional effects for incredible depth. The advanced ED-DSA element is truly unique, reducing the lens’ size while improving
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MFG# 2239137
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Lightweight wide-angle lens, fast autofocus, close focusing distance: with a 40-millimeter fixed focal length, this lens is excellent for the applications of a standard focal length as well as for typical shooting situations with lightweight wide-angle lenses. An all purpose lens that offers o

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MFG# AFA041N700
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Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 Lens for Nikon is a high-speed F/2.8 ultra-wide-angle zoom lens that inherits the outstanding image quality established from its predecessor, Model A012. By utilizing specialty glass materials and aspherical lens elements in the new Model A041, Tamron’s engineers...
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MFG# 212955
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Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM Art Lens for Nikon F is the ideal ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for the most demanding photographers. With a constant F2.8 aperture throughout the entire zoom range, it’s designed for 50-megapixel plus cameras for outstanding high-resolution image quality. An updated...
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Sigma 14-24mm f/2.8 DG HSM Art Lens for Canon EF is the ideal ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for the most demanding photographers. With a constant F2.8 aperture throughout the entire zoom range, it’s designed for 50-megapixel plus cameras for outstanding high-resolution image quality. An updated...
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Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM Art Lens for Sony E is the world's first 1.8 prime lens at the 14mm focal length. This fast wide prime features the same large aspherical element touted in the Sigma 12-24mm F4 Art to control distortion and create stunning imagery. An updated Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM)...
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The Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Lens for Sony E Mount is a wide-angle prime designed specifically for full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras. It has ten lens elements...
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The F1.4 series represents the SIGMA Art line, which pursues the highest optical performance and rich expression. The Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens for Sony E is a mirrorless version of the SIGMA 20mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art; the one and only lens with its unique specification of maximum aperture...
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The F1.4 series represents the SIGMA Art line, which pursues the highest optical performance and rich expression. The 
Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens for Leica L is a mirrorless version of the SIGMA 20mm F1.4 DG HSM | Art; the one and only lens with its unique specification of maximum aperture...
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MFG# 303965
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Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens for Sony E is designed exclusively for mirrorless cameras, with a lightweight, compact form, premium construction, and outstanding optical quality. An evolution of a true classic, the new 35mm F1.4 DG DN | A updates SIGMA's most popular Art prime to bring an...
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Breathtaking sharpness - velvety, soft bokeh - uncompromised performance. The culmination of Tamron's relentless obsession to deliver the ultimate image quality. Capture your vision. Pursue your passion. Unmask your potential.

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Breathtaking sharpness - velvety, soft bokeh - uncompromised performance. The culmination of Tamron's relentless obsession to deliver the ultimate image quality. Capture your vision. Pursue your passion. Unmask your potential.

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MFG# 412955
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The 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens for Nikon F is a state of the art wide-angle prime lens designed for Full Frame cameras but will work with APS-C sensors as well. Using over 50 years of lens making experience, particularly the knowledge gained from the 35mm 1.4 Art and the 24mm 1.4 Art, the 20mm...
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A wide and fast Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Lens Leica L-Mount is a member of the highly regarded Art line of Sigma's Global Vision Series and is characterized by its advanced optical construction and robust physical design. The combination of three "F" Low Dispersion (FLD) elements and four Special

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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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