West Coast

After the purchase of the Canon 24mm F3.5 mk2 tilt shift lens  - on the back of a 4 day interior / 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 and lose it in other parts of the shot.

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