Summary: I've owned this little unknown gem for years now; and, honestly, I love it. It's one of my favorite lenses. I'll always be amazed that no one knows that it exists. It's probably the sharpest lens that Canon makes.
Excerpt: Landscape and portraiture are my main uses. having plenty of manual focus lenses manually focusing was not a problem it simply takes a little longer. The focus confirm is very helpful.I own both this lens and the zeiss 135 APO sonnar and I must say both lenses are very nice and this 90mm for being a...
Summary: When I purchased a used lens copy of this TS-E lens, I was already familiar with tilt/shift lenses by using both the 24/3.5 I and II TS-E versions. The design of the 90/2.8 TS-E is the same one as formerly used in the 24/3.5 TS-E I lens.
Excerpt: I shoot a lot of food and I have been using my 90 tilt shift lens for years so when I recently dropped my last one it was a no brainer to order up a new one while I was sitting on location just moments after I did this. It has and always will be my GO TO LENS for food shoots. Cheers, Mark
Excerpt: I have only used this lens a short time so far but it brings back some of the control I had with my LF view camera. It appears very sharp and the controls are easy to use. The ability to rotate both the tilt and shift throughout a 90 degree range gives relatively precise control.
Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Rugged, Strong Construction
Summary: This is the ideal product photography lens for small to medium sized objects on a full-frame camera. I guess I don't REALLY need the precision focusing abilities that this lens provides for posting product shots on the online auction site (you know the one), but I find that the quality of the image...