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Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8

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Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8
Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8
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  •  ±8° of tilt, ±11mm shift and ±90° of rotation
  • Rear focusing system
  • Super Spectra coating
  • Dust and moisture resistant
  • 8 aperture blades
  • Metal mount
Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8
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Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8

Overview

Description by Canon:

The TS-E 45mm f/2.8 is a tilt-and-shift lens offering an angle of view similar to that of a 50mm standard lens. Tilt and shift mechanisms provide complete control over depth of field and perspective.

  • 45mm tilt and shift lens
  • Natural perspective with image control
  • ± 8° tilt and ±11mm shift
  • Rear focusing system
  • Non-rotating front element

A specialist tilt-and-shift lens offering a natural perspective.

Natural perspective with movements
A standard focal length lens featuring tilt and shift movements. A floating optical system, and rear focusing mechanism ensure sharp images from 0.4m to infinity. The 45mm focal length is ideal for obtaining a natural-looking perspective.

Wide range of movement
The TS-E 45mm f/2.8 offers amazing flexibility, enabling a photographer to control the depth of field and perspective with ±8° of tilt, ±11mm shift and ±90° of rotation. The tilt-and-shift mechanism also features locks to ensure that unwanted movements are avoided.

Super Spectra coating
Super Spectra coatings ensure accurate colour balance and enhance contrast. They also reduce flare and ghosting – a common problem caused by light bouncing off a camera's sensor.

Reviews

'The Canon TS-E 45mm f/2.8 Tilt-Shift Lens' tilt and shift movements are perpendicular to each other as shipped from the factory. Canon Service can modify TS-E lenses for parallel movements (many opt for this change). Or - at your own risk - if you are mechanically inclined/daring, you can easily make this change yourself. Place the lens on its front lens cap (objective end) on a non-

Post date: 01/04/2011 - 20:53

Specifications

Specifications
Lens type: 
Tilt and shift
Lens Mount: 
Canon EF mount
Canon EFS mount
AF Motor type: 
Manual Focus Only
Optical characteristics
Focal Length: 
45mm
Angle of view: 
51°
Zoom Ratio: 
1.0x
Max Magnification: 
0.2x
Lens construction: 
10 elements in 9 groups
Diaphragm Blades: 
8 aperture blades
Maximum Aperture: 
f/2.8
Minimum Aperture: 
f/22.0
Aperture ring: 
No
Internal Focusing: 
Yes
Front lens element rotating: 
No
Minimum Focusing Distance: 
0.40m
Distance Scale: 
Yes
Full-Time manual focus: 
Yes
Auto Focus / Manual Focus switch: 
No
Physical characteristics
Diameter: 
81.0mm
Length: 
90.0mm
Body material: 
Metal
Weather sealing details: 
Dust and moisture resistant
Filter Diameter: 
72mm
Lens Hood included: 
Yes

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