Tilt/shift lens use webinar - edited recording now available

In February I mentioned the webinar about tilt/shift lenses and their use (mostly Canon!) I was doing

Given the timings (aimed at a UK audience) I had quite a lot of people miss it.

I've been sent a recording which I've edited, added supplemental pictures, and generally cleaned up from the live recording.
I've now been able to publish this on YouTube (still 51 mins long though!)


I hope it's of some interest - great fun to do, so if anyone wants a podcast contribution or other related stuff, just let me know. I have to thank BenQ in the UK for twisting my arm into doing it...

This is a contents list

00:00 Start
00:06 Introduction and guide to the webinar recording
01:06 Start of webinar (poor video for ~15 secs)
01:30 Why there is no maths or Scheimpflug discussion here
02:50 A tilted miniature world view - but only a part of what these lenses can do
03:10 Not the tilt-shift effect
04:18 Tilt and shift are two different functions
04:56 Some tilt/shift lenses
08:02 Looking out for used tilt/shift lenses
08:39 An example, the Canon TS-E 50mm
10:17 Using shift to fix converging verticals
11:27 The lens shifted upwards
12:13 The effect of lens shift
13:15 Why not fix verticals in Photoshop
14:38 Removing the foreground in wide shots
15:37 Camera settings
16:34 Lens aberrations and image quality
18:28 A view inside Wells cathedral
19:57 Hand held can work just fine
20:50 Shifting the lens sideways
21:35 Diagonal shift
24:15 Diagonal shift, clouds and landscape
25:45 Combining stitched images
27:44 Lens distortions and lack of EXIF data
29:12 Looking at Tilt
29:14 An adapted medioum format lens
30:09 The plane of focus
35:57 How focus and tilt moves the plane of focus
38:43 Placing the plane of focus where you need it
40:26 My BenQ monitor (BenQ organised the webinar)
41:48 Tilt/Shift webinar Q&A session
42:02 Can you use extension tubes?
42:38 What focal lengths are most versatile?
43:24 Focus aids for setting tilt?
44:52 Image stabilisation
45:55 Lack of EXIF and taking notes?
47:28 Does mirrorless make it easier to use tilt/shift lenses?
47:57 Using the lenses for landscape photography
48:40 Use for macro
49:19 Rotating the lens mount
49:42 Tilt/shift vs wide angle lens use for panoramic
51:16 Wrapping up, and more resources
 
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In February I mentioned the webinar about tilt/shift lenses and their use (mostly Canon!) I was doing

Given the timings (aimed at a UK audience) I had quite a lot of people miss it.

I've been sent a recording which I've edited, added supplemental pictures, and generally cleaned up from the live recording.
I've now been able to publish this on YouTube (still 51 mins long though!)


I hope it's of some interest - great fun to do, so if anyone wants a podcast contribution or other related stuff, just let me know. I have to thank BenQ in the UK for twisting my arm into doing it...

This is a contents list

00:00 Start
00:06 Introduction and guide to the webinar recording
01:06 Start of webinar (poor video for ~15 secs)
01:30 Why there is no maths or Scheimpflug discussion here
02:50 A tilted miniature world view - but only a part of what these lenses can do
03:10 Not the tilt-shift effect
04:18 Tilt and shift are two different functions
04:56 Some tilt/shift lenses
08:02 Looking out for used tilt/shift lenses
08:39 An example, the Canon TS-E 50mm
10:17 Using shift to fix converging verticals
11:27 The lens shifted upwards
12:13 The effect of lens shift
13:15 Why not fix verticals in Photoshop
14:38 Removing the foreground in wide shots
15:37 Camera settings
16:34 Lens aberrations and image quality
18:28 A view inside Wells cathedral
19:57 Hand held can work just fine
20:50 Shifting the lens sideways
21:35 Diagonal shift
24:15 Diagonal shift, clouds and landscape
25:45 Combining stitched images
27:44 Lens distortions and lack of EXIF data
29:12 Looking at Tilt
29:14 An adapted medioum format lens
30:09 The plane of focus
35:57 How focus and tilt moves the plane of focus
38:43 Placing the plane of focus where you need it
40:26 My BenQ monitor (BenQ organised the webinar)
41:48 Tilt/Shift webinar Q&A session
42:02 Can you use extension tubes?
42:38 What focal lengths are most versatile?
43:24 Focus aids for setting tilt?
44:52 Image stabilisation
45:55 Lack of EXIF and taking notes?
47:28 Does mirrorless make it easier to use tilt/shift lenses?
47:57 Using the lenses for landscape photography
48:40 Use for macro
49:19 Rotating the lens mount
49:42 Tilt/shift vs wide angle lens use for panoramic
51:16 Wrapping up, and more resources
I had about 15 minutes to jump around the various time marks, and enjoyed what little I viewed. I hope to spend more time watching this weekend. Thanks, Keith!
 
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