A&P why are tilt-shift lenses so expensive :eek3:

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  1. xenon supra

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    Low production numbers + a fair amount of money in engineering R&D. Come on, you go to Tech, you should know this shit.
     
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    good thing I do, maybe I'll be able to afford one one day :x:
     
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    I'll just keep tabs on where you're living and come and take your shit.
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    It's like a regular lens, but it can dance.
     
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    they're so expensive because they know you want one. :o
     
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    I don't recall Canon's T/S lenses being that expensive.

    Doesn't the Lens Baby provide the same effect?
     
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    Not quite
     
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    And Its so expensive because you bought a Nikon. Its about half that price for Canon
     
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    Because they're fucking rad.
     
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    I found a 28 3.5 PC manual focus for $350 :eek3:
     
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    All PC/TS lenses are MF
     
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    Until the time comes, save your money and create the look with PS.
    :dunno:
     
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    werd, that lens came out for the film guys
     
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    buy one from Arax problem solved
     
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    you can buy 2 Arax ones, in any mount you like for the price of a canon
     
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    i dont see the need for AF on Tilt shift lenses. i would buy an ARAX one.
     
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    Hey, will one of you post what an image taken with this kind of lens looks like?

    I've never heard of one of these, just wondering what differences it makes. Must be pretty unique to justify its price.
     
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    2nd one looks like fake PS tilt-shift.


    I saw some wedding photographer who just bought one and took some awesome shots with it. Can't remember her name now though...
     
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    So does it make the result appear more three dimensional?
    Seems like it makes the tree pop out from the rest. Same with the constuction equipment. Could just be that I'm looking at the pictures on my phone and they're only about 2 inches.
     

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