This Camera Field Of View Calculator uses the Lens EFL, Distortion, and an Image Sensor.

Camera Field of View Calculator

A Camera Field of View Calculator. This Picture Shows a Lens Field of View and the Calculator Details.A Camera Field of View Calculator. This Picture Shows a Lens Field of View and the Calculator Details.

This calculator provides the camera's field of view based on an image sensor and a lens. The field of view of a camera is dependent upon the focal length of the lens, the image sensor size, the lens distortion, and the lens image circle. We also have a wide angle lens FoV calculator which provides the field of view for our lenses on your camera's sensor.

Camera Field of View Equations

There are 4 inputs required for the field of view of a camera.

1.) The effective focal length of the lens (EFL)
The EFL of a lens is a first order optical parameter. It should not be confused with the Back Focal Length (BFL) or the Flange Focal Distance (FFD) which are mechanical parameters.

2.) The image sensor active area
The image sensor active area is calculated by using the pixel size and the total number pixels in the resulting image/video. If the output image or video is cropped, the field of view will change.

3.) The relative illumination of a lens
The relative illumination is the reduction of light transmitted through a lens, as a function of position in image space. The camera industry loosely uses the term “Image Circle” as the position in image space where relative illumination is ~50%. 

4.) The distortion of a lens
Lens distortion is an aberration that occurs in optical design. Distortion is common in wide angle and fisheye lenses, but can occur in normal field of view lenses. Distortion increases the Field of View of a lens by compressing the angular resolution.

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Find a Lens Using Our M12 Lens Calculator Or By Browsing 30+ Below

190°@4.2mm All-Sky M12 Lens

CIL015-F1.8-M12NIR

A miniature fisheye 1.5mm M12 lens for All-Sky cameras.
A miniature fisheye 1.5mm M12 lens for All-Sky cameras.
A 1.5mm S Mount RPi mini fisheye lens. The lens has an EFL of 1.5mm, F/# of 1.8, and a M12 Interface.
A fisheye 1.5mm M12 lens. The lens has an EFL of 1.5mm, F/# of 1.8, and a M12 S Mount Interface
$49.00

230°@4.5mm Fisheye M12 Lens

CIL213-F2.3-M12A660

230 degree M12 Fisheye lens
230 degree M12 Fisheye lens
Ultra-wide fisheye lens with 230 degree field of view
230degree mini fisheye lens
$99.00

Large Format 8.0mm M12 Lens

CIL081-F1.8-M12NIR

The CommonLands CIL081-F1.8-M12NOIR is a 8mm F/1.8 S Mount M12 Lens for cameras such as the Raspberry Pi HQ Camera.
The CommonLands CIL081-F1.8-M12NOIR is a 8mm F/1.8 S Mount M12 Lens for cameras such as the Raspberry Pi HQ Camera.
An 8mm S-Mount Lens for Board Mount Cameras
The CommonLands CIL081-F1.8-M12NOIR 8mm M12 lens is pictured with the FLIR IMX226 camera.
$49.00

200°@6.3mm Fisheye M12 Lens

CIL219-F2.5-M12IR

200° M12 Fisheye Lens
200° M12 Fisheye Lens
200° Mini Fisheye Lens
Mini M12 Fisheye Lens
$59.00

Small 2.1mm M12 Lens

CIL821-F2.4-M12IR

A 2.1mm M12 Lens for 1/3
A 2.1mm M12 Lens for 1/3
Tiny Pinhole Lens for S-Mount Cameras
15mm TTL Short M12 Lens for Surveillance
$39.00

Low Distortion 2.6mm M12 Lens

CIL028-F2.4-M12IR

A wide angle 2.8mm M12 lens no distortion.
A wide angle 2.8mm M12 lens no distortion.
A 2.8mm M12 lens with a wide angle and no distortion for the RPi HQ Camera.
A wide angle no distortion 2.8mm S Mount Lens.
Low Distortion 2.6mm M12 Lens
$39.00

GoPro 3.0mm M12 Lens

CIL331-F2.5-M12A660

3.1mm Wide Angle M12 Lens
3.1mm Wide Angle M12 Lens
3mm S-Mount Lens
3mm M12 Lens
$39.00

190°@9.1mm Fisheye M12 Lens

CIL231-F1.8-M12IR

3mm Mini Fisheye M12 Lens
3mm Mini Fisheye M12 Lens
3mm S Mount Fisheye Lens Raspberry Pi
Miniature Fisheye Lens
3mm Fisheye Lens for M12 Cameras
$79.00

No Distortion 3.3mm M12 Lens

CIL033-F2.6-M12IR

A 3.3mm M12 lens that is wide angle no distortion.
A 3.3mm M12 lens that is wide angle no distortion.
A 3.3mm S Mount lens for the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera.
A 3mm FLIR camera lens. A wide angle no distortion M12 Lens
3mm S Mount Lens with Arducam
No Distortion 3.3mm M12 Lens
$39.00

Wide-Angle 3.5mm M12 Lens

CIL335-F1.8-M12A660

3.5mm Wide-Angle M12 Lens
3.5mm Wide-Angle M12 Lens
3.5mm Wide-Angle S-Mount Lens
Wide-Angle M12 Lens CIL335
$49.00

Small 3.6mm M12 Lens

CIL036-F2.0-M12IR

Short Compact 3.6mm M12 Lens CIL036
Short Compact 3.6mm M12 Lens CIL036
Compact 3.6mm M12 Lens CIL036
Compact 3.6mm S Mount Lens CIL036
$39.00

No Distortion 3.9mm M12 Lens

CIL039-F2.8-M12IR

A 14MP 4mm M12 lens that is wide angle no distortion.
A 14MP 4mm M12 lens that is wide angle no distortion.
A 3.9mm M12 Lens pictured with the Raspberry Pi High Quality
A 4K M12 Lens for the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera. CIL039.
14MP 4mm M12 lens on IMX178
$39.00
Telephoto 12mm M12 Lens
Telephoto 12mm M12 Lens
Telephoto M12 Lens 12mm
Telephoto 12mm M12 Lens
Telephoto 12mm S-Mount Lens
CIL125-F2.4-M12IR
Telephoto 12mm M12 Lens
$29.00
Fisheye Lens for 1/2.3
Fisheye Lens for 1/2.3
M12 Fisheye Lens for 20MP cameras
195 degree S Mount Lens for AR1820HS
CIL216-F2.0-M12A650
195°@4.7mm Fisheye M12 Lens
$59.00
Wide Angle Fisheye Lens for S Mount
Wide Angle Fisheye Lens for S Mount
Fisheye Wide Angle M12 Lens
Board Mount Lens Wide Angle Fisheye
CIL227-F2.5-M12A660
185°@8.2mm Fisheye M12 Lens
$49.00
25mm M12 Lens
25mm M12 Lens
25mm S Mount Lens
25mm lens for FLIR Cameras
CIL260-F2.0-M12IR
Telephoto 26mm M12 Lens
$59.00
210deg M12 Mini Fisheye Lens
210deg M12 Mini Fisheye Lens
210deg M12 Fisheye Lens
S mount Fisheye Lens 1mm
CIL211-F2.0-M12IR
210°@3.3mm Fisheye M12 Lens
$49.00
Mini M12 Fisheye Lens for Board Mount Cameras
Mini M12 Fisheye Lens for Board Mount Cameras
S-Mount Fisheye Lens
Arducam Mini Fisheye Lens
Mini Fisheye 1mm M12 Lens
CIL212-F2.0-M12IR
226°@3.9mm Fisheye M12 Lens
$49.00