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Canon TS-E 45 mm f/2.8

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Manufacturer Canon
Model TS-E 45 mm f/2.8
Lens style Wide angle
Focal length 45 mm
Maximum aperture f/2.8
Angle of view 51 o
Closest focusing distance 0.4 m
Maximum magnification 1:6.25
Minimum aperture 22
Number of diaphragm blades 8
Auto focus type MF
Lens Construction 10 elements / 9 groups
Filter diameter 72 mm
Macro No
Available mounts Canon EF
Dimensions 81 x 90.1 mm
Weight 645 g
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4.33 Good
Owners reviews (1)
  1. studioelan.pl
    studioelan.pl 6 May 2009, 11:23
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    IP 95.108.x.x
    Owner since: 3 months
    Price: 3500 pln /
    User profile: Professional

    Cons: slightly soft at 2.8 (when compared to 50/1.2L or 35/1.4L ) significant light-fall-off at corners when fully shifted (+ some loss in sharpness, visible CA)

    Pros: obvious advantegaes of tilt/shift. Universal focal length, exceptional build quality. Sharp from f/4 onwards (even when tilted) most subjectively - nice bokeh when tilted.

    Summary: a Very good special purpose lens. Perfect for wider portraits, wedding, fashion photography and overall use, including architecture. ok for wider angle product shots, although for macro work you'd probably be better off with a 90mm TS. (the 45 is somewhat less flexible in terms of the distance from the subject to the front lens element when used with macro rings/extension tubes)

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