The crown prince explained that the first time he saw his future wife, she was hiding behind the lens of a big camera.
Photographer André Kertész drew his eye as a lens and claimed, “I am the camera!”
Those accomplishments are mostly viewed through the lens of education or social policy.
One could argue that all governments see the world through the lens of national sovereignty.
She taught them to use her camera and let them turn the lens on their own lives.
A lens, it must be remembered, with a fair magnifying power, has been discovered among the Mesopotamian ruins.
A lens gleamed transparent in the sunlight from the open end.
A lens of short focus, transmitting a cone of light with an angle of divergence for its rays, c c, of 45.
He uncovered the lens of his dark lantern and turned the ray on Wixy.
Rick twisted the lens barrel, making sure it was full open, then he twisted the focusing ring until it stopped.
1690s, "glass to regulate light rays," from Latin lens (genitive lentis) "lentil," on analogy of the double-convex shape. See lentil. Of the eye from 1719.
In the vernacular of the photographer, anyone crowding to the front of a group, staring into the lens, or otherwise attracting attention to himself is known as a "lens louse." ["American Photography," vol. 40, 1946; the term dates from 1915]
n. pl. lens·es
A ground or molded piece of glass, plastic, or other transparent material with opposite surfaces either or both of which are curved, by means of which light rays are refracted so that they converge or diverge to form an image.
A transparent, biconvex body of the eye between the iris and the vitreous humor that focuses light rays entering through the pupil to form an image on the retina.