Chapter 4 | Digital camera basics

4.2 | LENSES 

The lens can be thought of as the eye of the camera. The quality of the lens is crucial to the quality of the image material. The camera on a drone is often small and, in addition, it is attached to the drone. So the degree of quality of the camera's lens is often limited in its range. There are two main factors in the range of a lens: aperture and focal length.


  • 1:16
  • f1/16
  • f=1:16

Focal length 

  1. โ€˜Fish-eye' - focal length 8mm
  2. Wide angle lens - focal length 10-24mm
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