Understanding tilt shift


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Understanding tilt shift

A tilt-shift or perspective control lens lets you alter the perspective in an image, allowing you to, among other things, restore converging lines to parallel. This allows you to shoot objects with a truer representation of their real shape. A tilt-shift lens is always a manual focus lens, so you won't find any autofocus switches or stabilization controls. Instead, you'll find this odd series of knobs and locks and switches. So let's go through them here. You are looking at this side of the lens right now, which is currently on the bottom side of the camera.

We've set it up this way so that you can really easily see what's going on. And I've got this switch here that says LOCK and this little knob here, and then I've got another set of them right here. These are locks for one of the movements of the lens. With these all locked down right now, the lens stays rigid. It can't move in any way. It just stays just like a regular lens does. So what I'm going to ...

Understanding tilt shift
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Understanding tilt shift 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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