Correcting perspective


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Correcting perspective

Earlier in this course you saw me shoot this building with a tilt-shift lens. I used a tilt-shift to correct the perspective in the building because when I shot it with my regular lens, I got this. I was standing at ground level so as I looked up, this wonderful repeating colonnade of strong vertical lines became a repeating colonnade of diagonal lines, which takes away a little bit of the imposing strength there. With the tilt-shift lens I was able to correct that perspective, bring everything back to square, and end up with a much nicer architectural shot.

I was using the Canon 24mm tilt-shift, which is an incredible piece of glass; it really is one of the sharpest lenses that Canon sells. It's also real heavy; in fact, it's a drag to carry around. It's heavy. It's bulky. It doesn't have autofocus. It's not something that you would use necessarily as an everyday walkaround lens, especially at 24mm. And it's big enough and specialized enough that you're n...

Correcting perspective
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Correcting perspective provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Specialty Lenses

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