Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L World’s shortest focal length Tilt-Shift lens with full-frame 35mm coverage


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Canon today introduced two new Tilt-Shift lenses, the Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II and the TS-E 17mm f/4L. These two new L series lenses expand Canon’s extensive lens line-up of TS-E lenses giving photographers creative control over perspective and depth of field in their images. The Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L is the world’s shortest focal length Tilt-Shift lens with full-frame 35mm coverage.An innovative feature on both the Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II and the TS-E 17mm f/4L lenses is Canon’s new TS Revolving System. This feature allows tilting and shifting lens movements to be adjusted in parallel or at right angles to each other, with detents at 45˚ intervals.


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Both the Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II and the TS-E 17mm f/4L are specialty lenses ideal for landscape and architectural photography and are compatible with all Canon EOS system single lens reflex cameras. The Canon TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II is expected to ship in May for an estimated retail price of $2,199.00. The Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L is expected to ship in May for an estimated retail price of $2,499.00.