Tilt-shift Lens

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  1. abraxas

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    I'm building my wish list for this fall and a tilt-shift lense for my nikon looks likely. Anyone on the forum have something like it? I'd like to hear your thoughts on it.
     
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    i haven't used the Nikkor T/S lenses, but I have used the Canon 90mm T/S. It has it proposes, but I think they're few.
     
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    I'm thinking T/S to combat high and gusting wind conditions in landscapes and maintain depth of field while using higher iso and faster shutter speeds. Possibly in combination with using ND filters. I'm just tired of losing shots to the wind in long exposures. Make sense?- Ideas?
     
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    Forgive me for being obtuse, but how is T/S going to combat any of those problems?
     
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    cool, i was wondering the same thing as max . . . looks like i have some reading to do!

    the wind conditions though? i don't understand, fill me in!
     
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    ok . . . i clearly know nothing about optics.

    looks like i've got more reading to do than expected!
     
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    oh wait, same dof with a larger aperture? . . . resulting in shorter shutter speeds, and less movement from wind?
     
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    That's what I've been thinking. I can do pretty good snapping between gusts, but with the long shutter speeds, and especially multiple exposures I lose too often.
     
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    BTW, thanks for the link LP. Now my guts don't feel so bad looking at these. :)
     
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    call me stupid... but when shooting landscapes, do you NEED greater DOF at lower apertures? isnt it all going to be in focuz if you're focused at infinity?
     

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