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8.6 out of 10

Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8

This is the world’s first 35mm-format telephoto lens with tilt a Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8

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Overall 8
8.0

Well built but tilt is too limited.

Shutterbugger, Adorama
7 February 2013
  • Excerpt: The tilt was only half what I expected.<br />The lens will not attach to Canon's Macro Twin Lite.<br />The lens will focus quite close, acting as a macro lens. <br />The lens is well made, but the shift and tilt are at right angles and should have been made adjustable so they can be combined.<br />I would recomend this but point out the shortcomings.
  • Pros: Close focusing, Rugged
  • Cons: Limited Tilt
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Overall 8
8.0

90 will get you hooked

Seattle Slew, Adorama
28 November 2011
  • Excerpt: Although manual focus is old school, optically this lens is mindblowing. The build quality is on par with a L series lens. This lens has a bit of a learning curve through the additional creativity this lens provides makes it worth the effort. It has been one of the most used lens for product &amp; portrait work.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Lightweight, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Slow Focus
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Overall 8
8.0

Sweet Glass

Photo Mark, Adorama
27 September 2011
  • Excerpt: I generally use the 90mm for close-up shots when depth of field and boken are important. The lens is very sharp and the boken is wonderful. I use it even when perspective control isn't needed. Fantastic when combined with 6mm extention tube.
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Overall 8
8.0

Old school fun for product &amp; portrait photography

Seattle Slew, Adorama
25 April 2010
  • Excerpt: Although manual focus is old school, optically this lens is about as good as it gets. The build quality is on par with a L series lens. This lens has a bit of a learning curve through the additional creativity this lens provides makes it worth the effort. It has been one of the most used lens for product &amp; portrait work.
  • Pros: Superior build quality, Super-sharp images
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 10
10
Overall quality 10
10

Old school fun for product & portrait photography

Seattle Slew, Canon
25 April 2010
  • Conclusion: Although manual focus is old school, optically this lens is about as good as it gets. The build quality is on par with a L series lens. This lens has a bit of a learning curve through the additional creativity this lens provides makes it worth the effort. It has been one of the most used lens for product & portrait work.
  • Pros: Superior build quality, Super-sharp images
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Overall 8
8.0

Very sharp, would buy again.

Seattle Silver, Adorama
10 January 2010
  • Excerpt: portraits &amp; product photography.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Lightweight, Rugged, Sharp Focus
  • Cons: Slow Focus
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Overall 8
8.0

Great for tabletop product photo

Ryuji Suzuki, Amazon
9 October 2008
  • Summary: This lens is great for shooting product photography. I use it for food, shoes, bags, jewelry, and a lot of things. Sometimes, I add two macro rings and get fairly high magnification (like 1:1 or half life size) but the image quality is still very good, with almost zero chromatic aberration thanks to the true double Gauss design. However, when doing product photography, I want to have independent axes for tilt and shift.
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Overall 8
8.0

Very Good!

Chris Ashwin, WEX
21 November 2013
  • Summary: I bought this to use for 'long lens landscapes', as my 70-200mm is too heavy on long walks and I found I rarely used the longer end of the zoom anyway.The 90mm perspective is very versatile, from standard landscapes to close-up details. I now use this about 80% of the time as I have got really hooked on using the shift for panoramic shots.The IQ is excellent, much sharper than my 45mm TS-E.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Rugged, Sharp Focus, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Exceptional and underused for landscape

Simon, WEX
17 October 2011
  • Summary: This lens , usually bought for product photography has recently become favoured for the special effect of exaggerated limited DOF (depth of field). i.e. you not only extend DOF considerably (effective DOF) you can go the other way and limit it for special effects ( like making people look like toys)I use it mainly for landscape where a very little tilt greatly extends the depth of field in a focal length where this is often required but seldom available.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Versatile
  • Cons: Difficult to Clean, No weather sealing, Slow Focus
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon 90MM TS-E tilt and shift telephoto

aboudd, PriceGrabber
14 March 2006
  • Excerpt: This is a fascinating lens overall. Although the 90MM perspective limits its use for large architectural shots, it will render details well that cannot be reached without a ladder. Long street shots are beautiful with the lens, and although I haven't tried it yet, I see tabletop shots showing real promise, especially with the depth of field control.
  • Pros: Extremely well built. Sharp, unique perpective control features for a short telephoto lens.
  • Cons: Lock knobs could be bigger.
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