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Canon FD 35MM f/2.8 (Tilt-Shift) EF - Close Focus - 12"/0.3m

Canon FD 35MM f/2.8 (Tilt-Shift) EF - Close Focus - 12"/0.3m

$25 day
$75 week
Last Updated: Mar 19th 2020


TS 35mm f/2.8 Lens This was the world's first TS lens for 35mm format. The original lens was first introduced in March 1973, however, optically it has not been changed a lot. The tilt and shift lens is a special application lens, with an optically unique design, permits depth of field and perspective control. Although generally used for two purposes, tilt (depth of field) or shift (perspective), this lens' internal mechanism is designed to also perform the two functions simultaneously. With angle of view the same as that of the conventional 35mm wide-angle lens, the TS 35mm lens has a fast maximum aperture of f/2.8. Equipped with Canon's Floating System, it maintains high quality images even at a close focusing distance of 0.3m from the subject. This lens has been amazingly REMOUNTED to EF, DECLICKED AND with a CUSTOM LENS CAP from Ron Sim of Simmod, in Indiana. The lens's FOCUS, and IRIS have been GEARED by the very Sean McCurry at Follow Focus Gears in Georgia... **Who, for the first time ever, learned how to ENGRAVE F-STOP MARKINGS. He did this, for the first time into every one of these lens's iris rings and matched them appropriately to their LIGHT MEASUREMENTS. Way to go above and beyond, Cap'n. The iris turns past F16, F22 or F32 on all of the lenses, in this set, except the 50mm f3.5, 55mm f1.2 and the 135mm f2.0. Be careful when turning not to turn it past that point, otherwise it won't be adjusting exposure, accordingly. Ron Sim informed me that those connecting the iris to a follow focus should be careful. This is because the iris turns past it's "most closed" point on most of these lenses. My advice is, if you do connect the iris to a follow focus, you will need to manually calibrate the follow focus to know that the end of the iris is where it is, and not where the lens turns to. That would tear at the iris ring. So the iris ring is for reference and the knowledgeably careful. Turning the whole iris turn on a follow focus is bad for the lens and it isn't good to have that part in the focus puller's calibration either. So please leave that part of the iris turn for all practical purposes. These lenses all have 77MM INNER DIAMTERS and 80MM OUTER DIAMTETERS. So you can easily attach and swap 77mm variable nd filters between these lenses and you can attach an attachable mattebox such as the Misfit Atom to all of these lenses. Focal length: 35mm Aperture ratio: 1:2.8 Construction: a groups, 9 elements Coating: S.S.C. (super spectra coating) Angles of view: Diagonal: 63° Vertical: 38° Horizontai: s4. Distance scale: (m) 0.3 (magnification 0.19) to 3 ~ co (ft) 1 -10 Rotating knob with stopper Shift range scale: Left - right sideways 11 mm (shift limit on scale), 0 - +7mm (white mark) +8 - 11 mm (red mark) Range of tilt: 8° up and or down 0 - +30 (white mark) + 40 8° (red mark) - With lens rotation device set for shift-tilt (vertical/horizontal) movements Minimum aperture: f/22 Diaphragm: Manual Filter size: 58mm (with step-up to 77mm) Hood: BW-58 Length x max. aperture: 74 smm x 67mms Weight: 550g If you photograph architectural subjects with a conventional wideangle lens aimed up at the building, perspective in the photograph looks unnatural. Lines converge and the building appears to be leaning backwards because the subject and film plane are not parallel to each other. The TS lens provides a solution to the problem. Shifting the lens allows desired framing while keeping the film plane and subject parallel. This also eliminates unnecessary foreground in the process, improving overall composition. This shifting ability can also be used for photographing images in a mirror or window thereby excluding the photographer's reflection. The tilt mechanism allows you to control overall image sharpness. Used in conjunction with aperture, the tilt feature of this lens gives you tremendous depth of field control. First focus on the closest foreground object then tilt the lens until the background also comes into focus. You then make minor focus adjustments, close down the lens to the desired aperture and shoot. Using the tilting mechanism provides an additional means of controlling depth of field and thus allows greater freedom over the aperture and shutter speed combination.
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$25 day
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Last Updated: Mar 19th 2020