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Tilt-shift 'toy effect'
« on: November 12, 2012, 02:46:36 PM »
How much easier is it to create the 'toy effect' with a longer tilt shift lens? Anyone have any examples?
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Re: Tilt-shift 'toy effect'
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2012, 07:01:59 PM »
Dunno, but the LensBaby does a great job at it


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Re: Tilt-shift 'toy effect'
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2012, 01:09:43 AM »
Lensbaby Composer Pro with the Edge 80 optic does a great job on FF.


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Re: Tilt-shift 'toy effect'
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2012, 04:14:22 AM »
I've only used one focal length, so I can't give a comparison. I believe the difference between 17mm and 45mm (for example) in DOF will be dramatic, just like it would be if you compared non-TS versions of these lenses.

That being said, your subject matter might dictate the focal length you use anyway. I took this with a 35mm TS on a full-frame camera:

I couldn't have backed up any more in the spot I was standing, and I wished for a 24mm TS instead. 45mm would not have worked and 90mm was out of the question.