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fisheye lens

(ˈfɪʃˌaɪ)
n
(Photography) photog a lens of small focal length, having a highly curved protruding front element, that covers an angle of view of almost 180°. It yields a circular image having considerable linear distortion

fish′eye lens`

(ˈfɪʃˌaɪ)
n.
a hemispherical plano-convex lens for photographing in a full 180° in front of the camera.
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Noun1.fisheye lens - a camera lens having a wider than normal angle of view (and usually a short focal length)fisheye lens - a camera lens having a wider than normal angle of view (and usually a short focal length); produces an image that is foreshortened in the center and increasingly distorted in the periphery
camera lens, optical lens - a lens that focuses the image in a camera
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I have bought a special fish-eye lens to project 360-degree images and videos on the dome.
When LG says it used a wide angle secondary camera, it actually means a fish-eye lens is being put in play.
To address this challenge, the researchers started with a Maxwell's fish-eye lens, which dates back to the 1850s, as the basis for the conformal lens.
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In the past, I've shot night panoramas manually, using either a 14-mm ultra-wide or 15-mm fish-eye lens, with the camera turned to portrait orientation, and aimed about halfway up the sky.
Through several pictures of Egyptian pound denominations, ranging from the EGP 200 bill to the now-defunct quarter pound note, Fayez superimposed the image as depicted on the notes over the real-life image, then photographed them through a fish-eye lens.
Paul McCartney and John Lennon in Delhi, India, 1966: "These are taken through the fish-eye lens.
Paul McCartney and John Lennon in Delhi, India, 1966: "Taken through the fish-eye lens.
The fish-eye lens camera systems which have been used was Nikon D90 12.
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Recording a narrative verdict, the jury said: "We believe the fish-eye lens was unsuitable for purpose.