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Shawn Clover

Shawn Clover



Please visit for info, photo use, prints for sale, and my upcoming 1906 earthquake + today book.
  • Canon 5D mk II
  • Fujifilm X100S
  • Canon 20D
  • Canon 300D
  • Sony a7R
  • Canon 5D
  • Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L
  • Canon EF40mm f/2.8 STM
  • Tamron 17-35mm f/2.8 Di
  • Canon Extender EF 2x III
  • Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L
  • Canon 85mm f/1.2L
  • Canon 24-70mm f/2.8L II
  • Canon 14mm f/2.8L II
  • RRS Tripods, Big Blocker kit, Alien Bees, Speedlites, Reflectors, Softboxes...
  • Audio Flash Trigger

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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