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The Canon TS-E 17mm Tilt/Shift Lens

Published May 19th, 2011

Back in the old days, a photographer would mount his camera on a tripod, do some shutter/aperture calculations, carefully focus the lens, shift the movement of the lens parallel to the image plane, and, if necessary, also tilt (rotate) the lens relative to the image plane. A great deal of work, but exposure was controlled, the focal point was correct, and the shifting of the lens kept things like buildings nice and parallel....

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Brian Matiash  about 7 years ago

I've got three Canon T/S lenses and this one is easily my favorite. It is insane on the 5D2. Enjoy yours!