Camera lenses don’t get much better than this. That is, if you’re a photographer looking to control image depth in real-time. Continue reading to see more. Click here for first picture in gallery.
Put simply, the tilt-shift effect is achieved using a special lens that enables photographers to control an image’s depth-of-field precisely, in real-time. Prices for these lenses range from $1200 (Canon TS-E 90mm) – $1900 (Canon TS-E 24mm). Please view below for an interesting time-lapse video shot with a tilt-shift lens — courtesy of BBG.
The “Magic Lens” is Adobe’s first foray into the hardware market, and it’s definitely no slouch. Comprised of 19 smaller lenses, it shoots the object from multiple angles simultaneously, enabling you to control the image’s depth of field using custom software.