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Shift and Tilt Orientation On-the-Fly

With the Canon TS-E 17/4L and 24/3.5L II, the tilt mechanism can be rotated (on the fly in the field) by 90° relative to the shift mechanism, so that the following combinations are possible:

This flexibility offers tremendous versatility. The Canon TS-E 45/2.8 or TS-E 90/2.8 do not offer this flexibility (as of mid 2014), suggesting that updated versions might come along at some point.

The one ergonomic complaint is that the thin metal release tabs (that allow the tilt or shift mechanisms to rotate) are too small and uncomfortable on the fingers, and impossible to use with gloves on. It’s also possible to pinch one’s finger between the tab and viewfinder on the Canon 5D Mark II.

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