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Canon offers four tilt/shift lenses (as of mid 2014). The standouts in the line are the TS-E 17mm f/4L and the TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II, which offer excellent and unique mechanical design along with highly corrected image quality. See discussion of which TS-E lens to choose.
Build quality of the TS-E lenses is excellent. In your author’s view, the Canon TS-E lenses are better-built than the Nikon PC-E lenses; the Nikon designs exhibit sag and gapping, allowing entry of dust and debris into the lens due to sloppy mechanical design for the shift mechanism. The Canon designs feel tighter in movements and tolerances.Morever, Nikon does not offer the tremendously useful on-the-fly swapping of the tilt and shift orientations.
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