Does Nikon make a tilt shift lens?

Nikon manufactures three variations of a tilt-shift lens, designated with a “PC-E” to signify “Perspective Control.” They include the wide-angle PC-E Nikkor 24mm f/3.5D ED, the standard length PC-E Nikkor 45mm f/2.8D ED, and the medium telephoto PC-E Nikkor 85mm f/2.8D.

How do you shoot with a tilt-shift lens?

With a tilt-shift lens, instead of angling your camera upward, you “shift” the lens. Since the camera stays put and only the lens physically shifts, your building will be straight. This technique is very helpful when shooting interiors with high ceilings. Church shot at 24mm with a tilt-shift lens.

How much does a tilt-shift lens cost?

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Why won’t the lens shift on my Nikon D800?

The issue is that on bodies like the D700, D800 and D810, there is an overhang from the bottom of the pop-up flash housing. It doesn’t limit full shifting of the lens but if the lens is rotated so that the shift knob is on the top, it is prevented from being fully rotated into position because of the knob bumping into the overhang.

How do I shift the Nikon 24mm PC?

Unlike a real view camera, the Nikon 24mm PC can tilt in only one axis at a time, and it can shift in only one axis at a time. If you shift up or down, you can’t shift left or right. You can shift and rotate to get the shift you need, but that’s about as pleasant as 1950’s slang suggests.

How much can you tilt the lens on a Nikon camera?

The maximum lens shift is ±11.5 mm and the entry-level/older Nikon DX cameras will limit the ability to rise the lens to a certain level. The tilt perspective control function is not limited on any of the above cameras, so you can tilt the lens easily ±8.5° on any DSLR camera.

How long do Nikon 24mm lenses last?

Just like all Nikon professional lenses, the Nikon 24mm f/3.5D ED PC-E lens is built to last a lifetime. The outer barrel is mostly made of metal, except for the plastic focus ring and front filter thread. The tilt/shift parts are also all metal, including the control knobs.