After the purchase of my 24mm tilt shift lens and a superb shoot architectural and food shoot Johannesburg, I returned home and went away for a few days to unwind and took the lens out for a vigorous testing.
I'd already used the shift feature for much of the architectural work on the shoot the previous week, but this was time to play with the magic.
Its a stunning lens and so breathtakingly sharp.
It was a misty day, so the soft light meant gentle shadows and subdued colours. The tilting aspect of the lens meant that I could play with the focal plane and keep focus where I wanted a lose it in other parts of the shot.
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A shoot for Adam, who needed some images for a design project as part of an introductory portfolio
Magic Lantern is one of the most successful 'hacks' for Canon Cameras. It has opened up a wealth of tools and hacks to make RAW video a reality, to improve sound recording, to trigger the camera in new ways and to aid with composition and much much more. Read more
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