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Using a Tilt-Shift Lens for Focus Control


In this video, photographer Jay P. Morgan from the Slanted Lens takes us behind the scences of another historic recreation large scale photo shoot project, this time in the Yanks Air Museum in Chino, California.

The video focuses on the process of using a Tilt-Shift lens for focus control. For this shoot Morgan decides to use the Canon 45mm 2.8 Tilt-Shift lens (around $1300 on Amazon) because according to him it gives him a great focus effect, and the ability to use it in smaller spaces without distortion when shooting people.

We have looked at Tilt Shift lenses several times in the past including on a video tutorial by lensrentals on how to use Tilt Shift lensesHow to Add a Tilt Shift Lens Blur to Aerial Photos Using Photoshop and even on a spectacular timelapse – The Lion City: Tilt Shift Timelapse Dream.

You can find all of Jay P. Morgan’s videos here on LensVid on the following link.

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